Budget: Trailblazer devo deal for North East

By Dan Peters | 06 March 2024

The North East has secured a trailblazer devolution deal that could provide a package of new funding potentially worth more than £100m, chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced in his Budget.

Hunt’s announcement comes ahead of the election in May of a mayor for the expanded North East region.

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