Clearview National November 2017 - Issue 192 - Page 4

FROMTHEEDITOR Established just a year ago, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) aims to increase the contribution the North makes to the UK economy. The aim is to achieve this through co-operation with local stakeholders at all levels along with government. » » IT WAS NOT SURPRISING THEN THAT NPP chose VEKA Group’s Burnley headquarters as the location for the launch of its latest report; ‘Powerhouse 2050: The North’s Routemap for Productivity’. The report focussed on Education & Skills, Infrastructure & Assets, International Competitiveness, and Leadership & Learning – the four primary capabilities of the Powerhouse 2050 report which hones in on Advanced Manufacturing & Materials, Energy, Digital, and Health Innovation, with a series of specific proposals for government funding, business investment and closer collaboration across the North. Following an introduction from Director of Northern Powerhouse Partnership Henri Murison, former Chancellor and NPP Chair George Osborne delivered a rousing speech on the past, present and f WGW&RbFPFFfR"6&&R6C( RbFR"22F&fR6V7FfG( b( vRfRFRw&VFVG2vRVVBf"FP'FW&vW&W6RF7V66VVBBrN( 2FPFR6RFV662vBFf7W2&V6W6P66rWfW'FrV266rFrw&V@FVƖRF26BƗfRBFRvFR vfW&VB'WBbFR'FG6Vbv2F2FVBvVGW&R( ФTU$uTdd4T5VW&wVff6V72&6RvFv6vR&RrFf֖Ɩ"'WBvRW7B&V֖BW'6VfW2bG07'V6'F6RBWfW'WfVF2GW7G'2খ7&V6vǒ6vf6B&RVW&wVff6V72W fVGW&RF277VRFV7G&FW2sr25BU$R6w&GVF2FFRfƗ7G2FRsrv&G2bvfRv&VBWG&VVǒ&BFVvV"Bv&6ǒFW6W'fR6RGW7G'&V6vFf FV"Vff'G2FRv&G2WfVB2v2"vƖv@FR6VF"BF2V"v&RW6WFBwwWGFRw&WVFF B +b#r +4T%dRrT2Ф4TtR@%ETEDPtDrD B44U%dD%4T5D%2D##+ +U"$U@&W6V&6( 2Wr&W'BFFPW&f&6RB&7V7G0bFRTvFrBF GW7G'v&2b6vf6@VGvG2vF6vFvখFRW6r&WB@V6W'FG7W'&VFp'&WBW.( 2Wr&WB&W6V&6&W'BFRvFrF B66W'fF'&WG0W6rw&VB'&F66VG2FBFRGW7G'W&f&VB&fRf&V67B#bF26VFVBw&wFbPfVRFW&2BrRfVRFW&2F *3BV&G&fV'6gBFv&G2vW"V@&GV7G2FR&WBf"vFw2FFw&Wr"RFb&֖Ɩg&W2B&V2F֖FV@'d2RF2F2v2vWfW"WG7G&VB'RRP7&V6R7FVBfVRF*3"3&FR( G&FRfn( FF0w&wFv26vrFPfVRd2R&WBB6FVrFV6ƖR6W2`F&W"vFw2&R6FfVǒFR&W'@fVBFBfW&vR7FV@&6W2b66W'fF&W2vW&PW'"RvR66W'fF'&W6VVG26rw&wFbbRFVvF2v2fg6WB'FV6ƖRf'7BFR7FF0bBRखbFRGW7G'W&f&V@&fRWV7FF#bW"2f"W726wVR&W@G2&7V7G2vrf'v&BFR&W'BG26W7GW&RFVfVB'6WG2`7V'7FFw&wF'WBFVƗfW&V@v7Bf&V67B&6G&b&WB6G&7FbBPF2V""R#BP#&Vf&R&WGW&FFW&FRw&wF##FRvFrF"@66W'fF'&WG2आW6rw&VB'&F#pWFVW72FVFfW26P6vf6B&V2bw&wFvpf'v&BFW6R&Rf"FR7@'BFVfVB'&GV7B@FW&GRFRw&wF&V6&FVB&fBF"6W2BF6R`V66ǒFVBd2PvFw2V2FB&F&RFVBf"6vf6@w&wFvrf'v&B2'@bFRvVW&6gBFvW VB&GV7G2FRf'GVW0f"vFw2F'2@66W'fF&W2&Rv֗VBFVfVB'6&F`7FFBFW&GRwwrW&&WG&W6V&66V