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Business growth in the north of England: IPPR North conference

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Unleasing northern business potential

05 Dec 2012

IPPR North brought together a range of leading experts at a high profile conference, supported by the Federation of Small Businesses and Leeds City Council, to explore the latest developments in government policy to support business growth in the North of England. The event featured a keynote speech from Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Other prominent speakers included: Mike Cherry, FSB Policy Chairman; Catherine McKinnell, Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury; and Geoff Muirhead, Chair of the Northern Economic Futures Commission. The conference saw the launch of the final report from the Northern Economic Futures Commission, which sets out a long term strategy for economic growth in the North of England.

Views on achieving economic recovery in the North