Great coverage of latest SPERI Brief on infrastructure investment

frontpagei_180Our latest Brief on Public infrastructure investment & business activity in the English regions has been widely covered in the media yesterday including the front page of the Independent and the front page of the Yorkshire Post and today in the FT.

– The Independent: Northern Powerhouse: Funding ‘heavily biased’ towards London despite Government promises

– The Yorkshire Post: Tories’ committment to ending North-South divide ‘highly questionable’, says report

– The FT: UK’s Northern Powerhouse minister promises big investments.

BBC LookNorth also covered the Brief in an excellent report featuring Tom Hunt, SPERI Policy Research Officer. Watch here 4 minutes and 30 s into the programme.

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