Briefing 37: Autumn Statement 2014

Release Date: December 2014

This edition of Thinking: New Economy provides a summary of the key announcements from chancellor George Osborne’s 2014 Autumn Statement – one of the most positive recent settlements for Greater Manchester.

The briefing focuses on what the key announcements mean for GM in a number of key areas including:

  • Devolution and the creation a ‘northern powerhouse’
  • Transport
  • Housing
  • Culture
  • Science and innovation
  • Business
  • Skills
  • Public service reform