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The chair of the education committee has called on the Government to do more to improve education standards in the north of England.
Children should be placed at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, commissioner says as report reveals wide inequalities between children depending on where they are born.
A new report has called for a £300m increase in Government funding for disadvantaged areas across the North to ensure every child is school ready by the age of five.
Javid has attempted to break Yorkshire's devolution deadlock with proposal to satisfy supporters of the Sheffield City Region and One Yorkshire devolution.
The Government’s city-centric approach to the Northern Powerhouse needs to be adapted to allow all communities to shape the future of devolution, report says.
Eleven towns and cities from across Northern England have bid for a share of a new £15m fund to support major culture and tech capital projects.
Council leaders have joined forces with MPs, lords, mayors and businesses in a parliamentary group to promote the Northern Powerhouse.
Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce an extra £400m for the north of England at the Conservative Party conference today.
A think tank has slammed successive Governments for leaving the North underfunded compared to London in what they describe as a ‘national scandal’.
The Government’s industrial strategy must be led locally, think tank says as Whitehall announces a £556m cash boost for the Northern Powerhouse.