KPMG’s Head of Regions, Chris Hearld welcomes announcements by the Chancellor that support boosting productivity in the regions of the country.
Chris Hearld, KPMG’s Head of Regions, welcomes announcements by the Chancellor that support boosting productivity in the regions of the country:
“We got a Red Box for the regions."
“From the hotly anticipated devolution deal for West Yorkshire, to the reaffirmation of commitment to Northern Powerhouse Rail; from funding for flood defence and repairs, to an outwards migration of civil servants from the capital, the Budget appears to represent a government mindset which recognises that for the UK economy to thrive its regions must prosper. "
“It was a Budget of two halves, with a good deal of focus on short term, effectively emergency measures. It’s so important that the equally imperative long term vision to support opportunity and productivity was not lost.”
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