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A radical shift in investment and powers away from London and the south east towards the north of England is needed to tackle the north-south divide and unlock the north’s huge economic potential, says a report launched on Thursday by ippr north, the think tank. The north of England holds the key to a more resilient UK economy, says the study, but only if investment in transport infrastructure, innovation and other key drivers of economic growth is rebalanced in its favour. Financial Times