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Dan Jarvis is mayor of Sheffield City Region.

Dan Jarvis: Give the North the funds it needs for fair transport

TODAY, leaders from across the North will come together in Sheffield to launch Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan. Although many people will not have heard of the plan, it is an important step towards improving the North’s transport infrastructure and transforming our economy for generations to come.

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Andrew Carter is chief executive of the Centre for Cities think-tank.

Andrew Carter: Help Yorkshire cities right the unfairness of austerity

BEFORE the Brexit referendum, it is easy to forget that the biggest political issue of our age was austerity – why we embarked upon it, where the cuts fell, on whom they fell. The coalition Government’s decisions were emotionally charged and fundamentally changed the nature of the relationship between citizen and state.

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