Launch of £15bn transport blueprint across the North UPDATED

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PIC: Gabriel Szabo/Guzelian

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CHANCELLOR George Osborne will unveil a plan to add £56 billion to the North economy as the centrepiece of his Autumn Statement.

In a speech this morning, Mr Osborne promised a “long term economic plan” to create a “Northern Powerhouse” bringing together proposals on transport, science and the way regions run their affairs.

He was speaking at an event which saw Sheffield and Leeds join other major cities to unveil a proposal to transform the North’s transport network.


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