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Manchester -St.Annes square1

St. Anne's Square, Manchester, UK

North West England is one of the regions of England. Two large conurbations, centred on the cities of Liverpool and Manchester, dominate the south of the region. The north of the region (that is, north Lancashire and Cumbria) is largely rural. This has caused questions to be asked whether the region should be altered so that Cumbria is transferred to the North East region (creating a new North region of England), as currently there are stark contrasts within the North West region.

UK regional sustainable development indicators Edit

  • Woodland bird populations in the North West had increased by more than in other regions. *The proportion of children in low income households decreased by the largest proportion in the North West and the proportion of households experiencing fuel poverty also saw the largest decrease.
  • The North West had the highest level of household waste produced per person.
  • Productivity (gross value added per workforce job) in the North West was amongst the lowest of the regions.
  • The mortality rate for cancer in the North West was amongst the highest of the regions. *The proportion of households perceiving difficulties in getting to a post office without a car was amongst the highest of the regions. / [1]
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Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester1 North West England

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References

  1. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, January 31 2008

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