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Spending cuts 'to hit north harder'

Industrial areas in the North East and Midlands are least resilient to economic shocks, BBC-commissioned research suggests.

Middlesbrough is ranked as the most vulnerable, followed by Mansfield, in Nottinghamshire, and Stoke-on-Trent.

The Experian research suggests how England's regions may cope with further public sector cuts.

Carole Walker reports.

  • 09 Sep 2010