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UK politics is changing. Further devolution is firmly in George Osborne’s back pocket.   The Chancellor’s Spending Review on 25 November will mark a significant change in the political tempo on further devolution and we will see the Chancellor going beyond Devo-Manc and making huge strides towards the creation of the Northern Powerhouse and devolved powers being awarded in many county areas and city regions outside the North.

Now is the time to find out what the Northern Powerhouse really means for you and to get to grips with the detail of the political and policy implications of this Government priority.   Our Connect trainers will help you to prepare for and understand the Northern Powerhouse and explain how it is likely to impact on business, growth, investment, infrastructure and service delivery.

Whether you are based in the North or the South, this is the definitive course on the shape of English devolution.  Greater devolved powers and a shift away from Westminster means that all those involved in public affairs and politics need to prepare for what devolution means.  This excellent Connect training course will answer the following key questions:

  • What are the factors motivating the push towards devolution?
  • What specific policies and funding are being devolved?
  • Who are the key decision makers and influencers and who will have the power?
  • What role will the Interim and Metro Mayors play?
  • What are the implications for public affairs and Westminster politics moving forward?

This course will be run by two experts on Northern Devolution and part of the Connect Devo Team:  Steve Barwick and Gill Morris

Contact Details

To discuss this course, or to talk through how we can help your organisation sharpen your public affairs activity, please call Charles Pitt on 020 7592 9592 or email c.pitt@connectpa.co.uk.

Date & Time

Date: Tuesday 1 December 2015

Time: 9:30 - 12:45


Connect Communications
Third Floor
Milbank Tower
020 7222 3533