In brief: Powerhouse of cards?
It is not yet clear whether the UK government’s commitment to a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ will survive the change of personnel at the top. But as Neil Lee explains, the idea of seeking to reduce regional disparities via spatially targeted investment – whether focused on a single city or otherwise – raises big questions for policy.
4 October 2016 Paper Number CEPCP485
This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Urban programme.