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It’s unclear today if Hull is part of the 'Northern Powerhouse'

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to today’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor.
 
Diana Johnson MP said: “In this Autumn Statement Hull, UK City of Culture 2017, gets a share of £1m of extra funding, while losing tens of million more in council funding.
 
“In contrast, there’s £100m in a new arts campus in Battersea, unspecified arts investment in the Olympic site and £150m for new museum facilities in London. 
 
“With previously announced plans for a National Wind Energy College for the Humber still uncertain, while five other national colleges elsewhere in the country were confirmed today, and nothing new on Humber flood defences or Hull rail electrification, it’s unclear that this Government sees Hull as part of the Northern Powerhouse.”
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