Emeritus Professor of Politics Brendan Evans writes a response to a previous blog on View from the North written by Professor Colin Bamford and says while he agrees with Professor Bamford’s overall analysis, the Northern Powerhouse isn’t just to be focused on Yorkshire, as Professor Bamford suggests.
Professor Colin Bamford gives his view on the lack of progress to the Northern Powerhouse and says Yorkshire is not getting the deal it needs to be the catalyst for growth in the national economy.
Dr Andy Mycock is a Reader in Politics at the University of Huddersfield. Here in an article first published on The Conversation he talks about the recent mayoral election in Manchester and how although turnout was low there is hope for the future.
This article was written for The Conversation by Dr Andrew Mycock, a Reader in Politics and Dr Arianna Giovannini a Lecturer in Politics, both from the University of Huddersfield. Here, they talk about how the Northern Powerhouse, as it stands, is lacking the power it needs to gain local support.
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Professor Logistics and Transport Colin Bamford on the news that the electrification of the TransPennine route between York and Manchester is to be paused and and how this damages one’s perception of a ‘Northern Powerhouse’.