With the results on the EU referendum still sinking in to many across the UK. The effect it may have on major regional and private developments across the UK is now being questioned.
With David Cameron stepping down and his closest ally George Osborne's future potentially at risk. Questions around the future of the Northern Power will no-doubt be asked.
But as the below article from the Manchester Evening News mentions. Now is the ideal opportunity to get behind an initiative, which could be essential to the future success of the region.
“Whatever you believe about the Northern Powerhouse, few can deny that our trading relationships with our (soon to be former) EU partners matter much more to northern businesses than they do to the City of London. “We need to define the kind of economy we want to become. Our obsession with the big cities and aggregate growth must take a new turn and wake up to the cries of those on the margins who are busy manufacturing the goods we will now struggle harder to sell overseas. “Calls for an East-West Freight Supercorridor linking Atlantic shipping to Liverpool with the European continent via Hull, and broader investment in international connectivity, should grow louder. We need a Global North now like never before.”