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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.


Neil Lee

4 October 2016     Paper Number CEPCP485

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Urban programme.