Around the Region

Here you’ll find updates from Jude and Paul on their work around the North East.

There has recently been a lot of debate on my native Teesside about “free ports” and their potential ability to give the region, and specifically the old SSI steel site...
07 February 2018
A ‘no deal’ Brexit will mean a 16% cut to GDP in the North East of England,...
31 January 2018
Brexit will impact on many aspects of life in the UK but none more so than...
10 January 2018
This letter was published in The Guardian in response to a previous article...
05 January 2018
Labour MEPs have written a pressing statement to Brexit Secretary David Davis...
04 January 2018
Brexit will impact on many aspects of life in the UK but none more so than...
02 January 2018
Making political predictions is a fraught business, but a question repeatedly...
06 December 2017
Brexit Secretary David Davis has today been accused of a total dereliction of...
05 December 2017
It is rare to see Northumberland mentioned on the front page of a national...
01 December 2017
Originally posted by Confor. The largest productive planting scheme in England...
21 November 2017
Last week we marked the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King being awarded...

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