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The Land Economy Essay Competition

Year 12 student Megan Hornsby has won first prize in the Land Economy essay competition run by Fitzwilliam College (University of Cambridge). She will be collecting her £200 prize at their open day on Thursday 6th July. This is a fantastic achievement and Megan is understandably delighted! Her winning essay answered the question below.

'A recent study suggests that the per capita GDP of Germany would increase if the population and economy of Berlin were removed from the calculation. What lessons might the UK learn from Germany in considering how to boost Northern productivity and limit the economic dominance of the capital?'

Mrs White, deputy head, said: 'What a fantastic achievement for Megan and another success for the Business Department, which has celebraed an exceptionally high number of achievements at a national level this year!

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