Jim reports from the Convention of the North in Manchester. A confident gathering with demands for sweeping devolution powers. But questions remain over both parties willingness to go along with it. Jim also found the North West is trailing the North East in its enthusiasm for any devolution deals at all.
As lockdown restrictions finally began easing in the UK, Downtown in Business hosted a special live event at INNSiDE by Meliá, Manchester on Wednesday 19th May 2021.