After the success of The People’s Powerhouse Conference that took place in Doncaster earlier this year, we’re now very pleased to announce that we’re partnering with the Northern Powerhouse Conference in February 2018. The People’s Powerhouse team will help shape discussions by talking about people regeneration as well as place regeneration and help to create a more representative event.

A businesswoman whose career has been dedicated to supporting people find employment, is spearheading a social movement to help shape Northern Powerhouse dialogue and plans.

Personally I’ve never been convinced by arguments that economic growth always benefits everybody in a community. Lots of studies have shown that not to be the case, as has my own first hand experience as Managing Director of Liverpool based Transform Lives.

As I write it is a year since the UK voted by a slim margin to leave the EU; the Conservative government has pledged £1b to the DUP to support a confidence and supply deal that may or may not keep it in power for 5 years;

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