Ways Of Working


The NPP will engage with communities right across the North to develop consensus amongst business, civic leaders, and others on the issues that will enable the NPP to drive transformational change throughout the Northern economy.



The NPP will focus on those priority issues which can make the biggest difference to growth across the North, putting in place the evidence base needed to support action.

The NPP will take forward the work of the Northern Economic Independent Review (NPIER)


Thought Leadership

The NPP will be a thought leader – producing original research, promoting innovative thinking and driving specific initiatives.



The NPP will help promote the North to central government and international investors and encourage new policy ideas which will improve the North’s quality of life and economy.



The NPP will be collaborative in its relationships with business and the public sector – working across sectors and party political lines. It will add value, not duplicate the work of others.



The NPP will track the delivery of Northern Powerhouse commitments made to date – for example Transport and Devolution commitments – and work with Government to ensure the needs of the North are fully reflected in future strategies – such as the proposed Industrial Strategy.