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Chris Jackson asks if we need a super-mayor to speak up for the North. And as hen harriers disappear from northern hills, might Scotland have found a way to stop persecution?

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29 minutes

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Mon 25 Feb 2013 19:30
BBC One North East & Cumbria

'Boris of the north'?

'Boris of the north'?

BBC Inside Out asks if a 'super mayor' similar to London's Boris Johnson is needed to speak up for the north of England.


The think tank Institute for Public Policy Research recently produced a report which suggested the north would benefit from greater powers and strong leadership.


Presenter Chris Jackson looks at some of the arguments for and against a major for the north of England.


Watch a video feature on the BBC News website.


Role Contributor
PresenterChris Jackson
Series EditorJacqui Hodgson