Similar to the focus of last year's conference, MIPIM UK 2016 had a strong regional focus in both the stands and seminars. However, this year it wasn’t just the Northern Powerhouse agenda that was the talking point but also the Midlands Engine and cities and counties within these areas vying for investment. This included the Northern Gateway authorities of Cheshire, Warrington, Stoke on Trent and Lancashire sitting under the Northern Powerhouse banner but separately to the city agendas of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield.
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The 2015 Budget claimed Britain's economy is 'walking tall' once again and contained a wealth of announcements that could have positive repercussions for planning, development and regional economies.
So without further ado, we'll explore some of the announcements that were made and delve into their potential impact.