Speaking at the IPPR North conference on business growth in the north of England, Mike Cherry, FSB policy chairman; Geoff Muirhead, chair of the Northern Economic Futures Commission; and Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, express their views on economic growth in the north of England and the final report and recommendations of the Northern Economic Futures Commission.
Views on achieving economic recovery in the North
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