Brexit threat to northern powerhouse


The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned. Malcolm Bingham, FTA head of policy for the north of England, said infrastructure investment in northern England over the next five years is more or less secured, barring legislative changes. But the public vote to leave the EU could affect trade supplies between the continent and ports such as Immingham, Hull […]