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Can the north beat London at its own game?

Can the north beat London at its own game?

By Stephanie Hyde Friday, 24 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Decentralisation is inevitable, so other UK cities need to club together to instead of competing, argues PwC's head of regions Stephanie Hyde.

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