Northern Powerhouse post for Brigg MP

Brigg MP Andrew Percy has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, in new Prime Minister Teresa May's government
Andrew Percy MP EMN-160208-133601001Andrew Percy MP EMN-160208-133601001
Andrew Percy MP EMN-160208-133601001

The minister is responsible for a range of issues in Northern England including local growth, coastal communities,community rights (including pubs), local enterprise partnership (LEP) policy, enterprise zones and high streets.

The proposed High Speed 2 Rail Link as well as the European Regional Development Fund will be in his remit.

Mr Percy said: “Building the Northern Powerhouse is a long-term government priority and central to our plans to rebalance the economy.

“As a proud Northerner, I am determined to ensure people in every part of the North, from large cities to small rural communities, enjoy greater control over their lives and stronger, more sustainable economic growth.”

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