Published in the Manchester Evening News, Tuesday 4th October 2011
By Deborah Linton
The regions are a regular feature on the table at cabinet, according to Conservative party chair Sayeeda Warsi.
Baroness Warsi insisted that ministers were ‘absolutely’ focused on treating all parts of Britain equally as she took on local critics who claim the coalition has abandoned poorer urban areas like Greater Manchester in favour of wealthier southern shires when dishing out spending cuts.
She told the M.E.N: “I can assure you all of us who sit around that cabinet table are absolutely focused in making sure all parts of this country are treated fairly.”