TFN's David Brown is asking for the new administration to prove they are as committed to the North's economic development as the previous government. 

With much emphasis placed on the importance of the North's infrastructure spend and the Northern powerhouse initiative. It is essential the foot isn't taken off the gas, if the vision for the North is going to take shape. 

The new administration is bound to have an effect, as time is taken to reassess and review plans put in place prior to the Brexit vote. However with momentum gathering pace prior to Theresa May's arrival it is more important then ever that the good work done, doesn't go to waste.