Council backs Northern budget calls

Published Thursday 15 August 2019 at 14:26

Blackburn with Darwen Council has joined calls with other councils to demand the government deliver on commitments to boost spending on infrastructure in the North.

The Council has lent its support to the Transport for the North’s “Northern Budget” campaign which aims to secure billions of pounds for the region in the next spending review.

In this video, Councillor Phil Riley, Executive Member for Growth and Development, explains why a Northern Budget is so important to economic growth and why the Council is joining others to call for one.



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