Labour has said proposals for regional public sector pay are the "wrong way to go".
The Morley MP will pledge to hold a "zero-based spending review" to look at "every pound spent".
Morley MP Ed Balls was on the score sheet as team of Labour politicians defeated a side of journalists in their annual grudge match.
Labour have today called for the Government to reverse its decision to slash funding for flood defences following devastating downpours across West Yorkshire. The shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh claimed cutting flood defence spending by a third could leave more homes at risk.
She said: "Communities that have been devastated by flooding should not have to go through that experience again." But Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman insisted prevention was "a vital area of the work of Government" and said ministers were spending £2 billion on measures to stop floods.
In some places a month's rain fell in 24 hours, leaving hundreds of homes swimming in dirty water and prompting forecasters to say the country could be on course for one of the wettest Junes of the last 100 years.
Labour hold onto Hull with an increased majority after gaining five seats.
The Liberal Democrats lost five.
How things stand now:
Labour - 39
Liberal Democrat - 17
Conservative - 2
Independent - 1
Labour take overall control of North East Lincolnshire Council after making gains in Croft Baker, Park, Yarborough, South and Immingham wards.
UKIP wins their first ever seat on the council after taking a seat in Scartho ward.
A Labour peer from our region has strenuously denied offering a ten million pound bounty for the capture of US President Barack Obama.
Lord Ahmed of Rotherham was quoted as making the remarks by a newspaper in Pakistan - and he's now been suspended by his party.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has been in Wath Upon Dearne discussing changes to the NHS.
Ed Miliband says tackling crime and anti-social behaviour will be a "key part" of Labour's local election campaign in our region. He made the pledge after speaking at a police and crime forum in Leeds. He insisted Labour could reconnect with voters before they head to the local polls in May.
Labour leader Ed Miliband was in Bradford , 24 hours after the Prime Minister was in the city, as campaigning ahead of next week's Bradford West by-election stepped up a gear. Mr Miliband was trying to help win a seat held by his party for almost four decades as Ben Erlam reports.
Ed Miliband has been hitting the campaign trail this morning ahead of a by-election in Bradford. 24 hours after the Prime Minister was in the city, the Labour Leader came to talk about the budget and try to help win a seat held by his party for almost four decades.