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It’s trickling-down up north. BenSutherland

HS2 and the myth that wealth will trickle up from London

Over the years I’ve written a lot about global north-south issues. Yet until now, I’ve never said a word about the same divide within England, my own country of birth and residence. But the two overlap…
Osborne’s vision doesn’t extend this far. Tom White/PA

The real issues still fester for the north of England

The north of England, along with the central belt of Scotland, created the world we live in today. But the fundamental problems the region now faces stem from the very industrial revolution that shaped…

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