Why moving the House of Lords to York may be just the ticket for Boris Johnson

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It may not necessarily be in the government's interests to improve the economies of the constituencies they won in December.  " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-1024-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> There’s an intriguing story in the Sunday Times : that Boris Johnson is poised to relocate the House of Lords to York, as part of his commitment to closing the economic gap between London and the rest of the country. Relocating bits of the public sector to other parts of the country was one of the last Labour government’s preferred routes to the same end. The biggest and most successful, though it only happened in 2011, shortly after Labour left office, was the creation of Media City in Salford by moving parts of the BBC outside of London. When the Centre for Cities examined how it had fared in 2017 , they found that it had created some jobs in Salford, but had done relatively little across the rest of the conurbation, thoug
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