North losing out on life sciences budget

The Yorkshire Post has published a report suggesting the south of England receives double the investment in health research and development than the north of England

The report said the North received £72 per head, compared to £168 per head in the South. Think tank IPPR has called for the life sciences to be prioritised in the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda, as their study revealed the North received £4bn less a year in health research and development than the South.

The figures drew warnings that, without closing the gap, Government promises to improve life chances outside of the capital would fail.

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The Yorkshire Post - North could be at the forefront of life sciences if the South did not receive more than double the investment


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