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MPs from all parties have joined together to call on the Government to act quickly to bring regeneration and new businesses to the region surrounding the Humber.
A Parliamentary debate called for greater support for the area to avoid missing out on vital opportunities to create jobs and attract investment.
Hull City Council have confirmed around 240 jobs - the equivalent of 170 full-time jobs - will be lost. It was decided at a cabinet meeting this morning.
It brings expected job losses in the local area to more than 1,000, after Kimberly-Clark confirmed it is to close its giant manufacturing plant in Barton-upon-Humber, putting 378 jobs at risk.
A meeting to try to save 249 jobs at Seven Seas has taken place - and MP Karl Turner says he's "hopeful" the company might stay in Hull, though jobs will still be lost.
A decision over whether to cut 170 jobs at Hull City Council will be made today. The council has to save 33 million pounds over the next two years.