Sunak to re-write Green Book to level up the North

By Heather Jameson | 23 November 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce plans to re-write the Green Book in the spending review this week, as part of the Government’s commitment to levelling up.

The Treasury Green Book sets out guidance on how to judge the value generated public spending projects. The current guidance favours investment in the South East over Northern projects, because the economic return is higher due to existing high property prices.

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