Midlands Engine Chair Sir John Peace says, “High Speed 2 Royal Assent marks a momentous day, both for the Midlands and the UK. It’s proof that the Government is serious about rebalancing the country’s economy by investing in the regions.
Sir John Peace, Chairman of the Midlands Engine, said:
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The English region that was the birthplace of the industrial revolution wants more powers and funding from central government to help boost the UK economy.
Firing up the UK’s “Midlands Engine” will lift living standards and help keep Britain’s job rich recovery on track, creating an additional 176,000 new jobs in the region over the next decade, a new report claims.
The 67-year-old chairman of Burberry and Standard Chartered, Sir John Peace, who is variously described as the son of a Nottinghamshire coal miner and City grandee, knows the type of change the region is trying to bring about does not happen quickly.