North East APPG ‘Unlocking the North East’s Full Potential’ 12.09.23

The North East All-Party Parliamentary Group (NE APPG) held its public launch meeting on 12th September 2023, with the aim of providing a strong and united voice for the North East in Westminster and influencing future policy and investment for the region. The meeting was hosted by APPG Co-Chairs Kate Osborne MP and Lord Alan Beith, and attended by other Parliamentarians, regional mayors, local councillors, businesses, universities, and civil society organisations. The meeting featured presentations from the group’s two founding supporters, Go-Ahead and Teesside University, who shared their perspectives on transport connectivity, education, skills and innovation in the North East. The meeting also included a lively discussion on the region’s challenges and opportunities, such as inequalities, health, governance, infrastructure, and talent retention.

Click here to download the meeting note.