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Boris Johnson vows to give more power to the Northern Powerhouse regions

13/09/2019Boris Johnson vows to give more power to the Northern Powerhouse regions

Boris Johnson has pledged his support for the Northern Powerhouse and for further devolution deals, alongside announcing the creation of a new growth body with powers to bring together major organisations in the region. Giving a speech in Sout more >
Government pledges £62m funding to improve flood defences

12/09/2019Government pledges £62m funding to improve flood defences

Government has pledged £62m funding to improve flood defences across England, with more than 9,000 homes set to benefit from the improvements. Environment secretary Theresa Villiers announced the new round of investment into flood defenc more >
Dorset County public sector pension fund valued at more than £3bn

12/09/2019Dorset County public sector pension fund valued at more than £3bn

A public sector pension fund in the county of Dorset has risen to a value of £3bn for the first time, having seen a 5% rise from the start of the previous financial year. The Dorset County Pension Fund serves more than 71,000 public sect more >

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Boris Johnson vows to give more power to the Northern Powerhouse regions

13/09/2019Boris Johnson vows to give more power to the Northern Powerhouse regions

Boris Johnson has pledged his support for the Northern Powerhouse and for further devolution deals, alongside announcing the creation of a new growth body with powers to bring together major organis more >
Government pledges £62m funding to improve flood defences

12/09/2019Government pledges £62m funding to improve flood defences

Government has pledged £62m funding to improve flood defences across England, with more than 9,000 homes set to benefit from the improvements. Environment secretary Theresa Villiers annou more >
Dorset County public sector pension fund valued at more than £3bn

12/09/2019Dorset County public sector pension fund valued at more than £3bn

A public sector pension fund in the county of Dorset has risen to a value of £3bn for the first time, having seen a 5% rise from the start of the previous financial year. The Dorset Count more >
Cornwall Council outlines £12m spend on spaceport

12/09/2019Cornwall Council outlines £12m spend on spaceport

Cornwall Council have outlined their proposals to go before councillors, asking for approval of £12m funding to support Spaceport Cornwall – the project to build the UK’s first hor more >
Investing in Newport’s infrastructure

12/09/2019Investing in Newport’s infrastructure

With £1bn available to solve the area's traffic issues, Debbie Wilcox, leader of Newport City Council, discusses balancing improvements to the M4 motorway with the interests of Newport itself. more >
Three Tyneside councils set to finalise their plan to improve air quality

11/09/2019Three Tyneside councils set to finalise their plan to improve air quality

Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils are set to submit their plan to tackle the air quality of the region following government direction. Cabinet meetings are to be held this month in or more >

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Northern Powerhouse Partner aims to connect the North once again

02/09/2019Northern Powerhouse Partner aims to connect the North once again

In February this year, official Northern Powerhouse Partner, Cognitive Publishing, delivered EvoNorth 2019.  The two day event was designed to amplify and highlight future developments the region has to offer - uniting leaders responsible for fuelling the Northern Powerhouse agenda, including more >
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Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

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Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technolo... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers o... more >

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The importance of openness after Grenfell

The importance of openness after Grenfell

Following the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy, Lord Porter, chairman of the LGA, argues that if the public are going to have faith in the safety te... more > more last word articles >