Heseltine 'faced ministerial pressure' over RGF bids

The chair of the Government's advisory panel for the £1.4 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has said he faced pressure from ministers to select schemes relating to their specific departments during the course of the RGF's first bidding round.

by Sarah Townsend
Lord Heseltine. Julian Dodd picture
Lord Heseltine. Julian Dodd picture

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