House building in the North

House building in the North

The new ‘Northern Powerhouse’ encompasses Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, and Hull city regions, as well as the North East. Together, these city regions – mostly combined authorities – have a population of over 10 million, bigger than London’s 8.6...
Additional Policy Exchange analysis of Summer Budget 2015

Additional Policy Exchange analysis of Summer Budget 2015

Introducing the Living Wage Premium The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) estimates that the new “Living Wage Premium” will see the effective Minimum Wage rise from £6.50 today to £9.35 by 2020, benefitting around 6 million people – but at the cost of 60,000...