Video: Northern Powerhouse - Combining the economic potential

Northern Powerhouse - Combining the economic potential

Northern Powerhouse - Combining the economic potential by Ed Cox, Director, IPPR North

Also on KPMG.com

Combing the economic potential

  • We’ve calculated that the economy of the North of England is twice the size of the Scottish economy. If it was an independent country, it would be the 10th largest country in the EU (Rhetoric to Reality: A business agenda for the Northern Powerhouse, IPPR North, 2015)
  • If you were to halve the gap between the productivity of people in the North and the national average, then you could add £33 billion to the economy. However, in order for this to happen we need investment (Rhetoric to Reality: A business agenda for the Northern Powerhouse, IPPR North, 2015).

The Northern Powerhouse

"The North of England was once the economic powerhouse of Britain."

 
Read more

Connect with us

 

Request for proposal

 

Submit

KPMG’s new-look website

KPMG’s new-look website