‘Levelling up is not about London telling us what to do’

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‘Levelling up is not about this government telling places like Teesside, the Humber, Cumbria and Newcastle, what is right for them.’

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen responds to Michelle Dewberry’s accusation that ‘talk is cheap’ on levelling-up.

Boris Johnson has conceded he offered the “skeleton” of plans to level up the nation when he proposed greater regional devolution in a speech billed as a major bid to define his vision for the UK.

The Prime Minister suggested county leaders could possibly get fresh powers and reiterated plans for investment on infrastructure, education and regeneration, but offered few new details for his great ambition.

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