The Convention in the North took place this week with levelling up secretary Michael Gove travelling to Liverpool to discuss the government's vision for the region.
His counterpart, Lisa Nandy MP, appears on The Northern Agenda podcast, sharing her thoughts about Gove and the recent Levelling Up white paper.
The shadow levelling up secretary also tells Westminster editor Dan O'Donohue why she believes Labour will bring red wall voters "back home" in the next election.
And Rob Parsons focuses on the politics of another part of the North this week, speaking to local democracy reporter Gareth Cavanagh about the five things you need to know about Cumbria.
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