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Devolution and austerity are intertwined in Sheffield City Region

A new conversation about devolution that acknowledges the impact of austerity on city regions is urgently needed In October 2015, leaders in the Sheffield City Region signed an ‘in principle’ agreement with George Osborne (then Chancellor) for a £900M devolution agreement. At this time, Sheffield was second only to Manchester, with ‘Devo-Manc’ being the trailblazer of the Northern Powerhouse initiative … Continue reading

8 August 2017 by
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Workshop on the ‘Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse’

On Thursday 12th November SPERI hosted an all day workshop on the ‘Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse’. The workshop – organised by Dr Arianna Giovannini (University of Huddersfield), SPERI’s Deputy Director Dr Craig Berry, Dr Richard Hayton (University of Leeds), and Professor Martin Smith (University of York) – is one of several workshops set up through the ‘the White Rose … Continue reading

17 November 2015 by
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