What is NEvolution?

l NEvolution is a campaign backed by most of the newspapers in the North East.

l Its aim is to show to the Government - and Chancellor George Osborne - the economic strengths of the area.

l NEvolution aims to show that the North East has a great record of delivery.

l It will highlight that this is the only UK region with net balance of trade.

l It will show the government that our region is a ‘safe pair of hands’ into which to devolve powers and investment to drive growth.

l NEvolution is a united regional voice to make the case for regional economic strategy and investment.

l NEvolution aims to showcase to Westminster the benefits of acting on the Heseltine Report by announcing packages of investment that will allow the region to further demonstrate its strong track record of delivery.