The first 100 days – what now for the Northern Powerhouse?

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In the run-up to the election David Cameron set out his plans for the first 100 days of a new Government. At that point few had predicted that the Conservatives would be entering office with a majority. So, how has the first 100 days impacted on the North West, asks Rebecca Eatwell.

Place North West Construction Leaders’ Survey 2015

Paul Unger

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