The language of the Northern Powerhouse is still about attracting investment to the north, building them roads so that other foreign corporations can truck their goods more easily in and out, and a little will trickle down and stay put. There is a supplicant element to the economic language about devolving powers to the north still, despite the powerhouse clothing. It is dependent.
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Sheffield’s city centre is a sorry sight after plans for its redevelopment fell apart during the recession. The city now has the choice of another top-down retail scheme or opting for a slower, community-led approach, says Nigel Slack