Policy paper

Northern Powerhouse strategy

The Northern Powerhouse strategy sets out the government’s plans for delivering its vision for the North.


Northern Powerhouse strategy


The Northern Powerhouse strategy explains how the government will work with local stakeholders to address key barriers to productivity in the region. The government will invest in transport infrastructure to improve connections between and within the North’s towns, cities and counties; work with local areas to raise education and skills levels across the North; ensure the North is an excellent place to start and grow a business; and ensure the Northern Powerhouse is recognised worldwide as an excellent opportunity for trade and investment.

Published 23 November 2016