Tag: Northern Powerhouse

The Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry with Shirley Atkinson, Vice Chancellor of Sunderland University during his visit to the Hope Street XChange in Sunderland Picture by David Wood.

Northern Powerhouse Minister visits University of Sunderland’s Hope Street Xchange

The Northern Powerhouse Minister visited the University of Sunderland’s Hope Street Xchange earlier this week. The new centre for enterprise and innovation, created to support the city’s entrepreneurial growth, welcomed Jake Berry, who was appointed as minister in June this year. The minister toured the once derelict space – which now […]

Council leader fears Northern Powerhouse could become ‘political catchphrase’ without more Government backing

Council leader fears Northern Powerhouse could become ‘political catchphrase’ without more Government backing

A North East Council Leader has warned that the Northern Powerhouse could become a ‘political catchphrase’ if the government does not back the initiative further. Durham County Council Leader Simon Henig said: “It’s just a phrase at the moment which doesn’t have any real content and that’s why it’s so […]