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Wales Office Minister welcomes Prime Minister's backing for Northern Powerhouse

Wales Office Minister Guto Bebb has welcomed today's backing by the Prime Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, calling it "great news for North Wales"

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Wales Office Minister Guto Bebb said:

“The Prime Minister’s clear backing for the Northern Powerhouse is great news for North Wales.

“The Northern Powerhouse will strengthen the historic and prosperous links which already exist with northern cities across the Welsh border.

“We are currently discussing a North Wales growth deal with the business community, council leaders and others.

“The Prime Minister’s support for the Northern Powerhouse – and her commitment to invest similar energies across all regions of the country - will be a great help in driving that process on.”

Published 18 August 2016
Last updated 18 August 2016 + show all updates
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