Topics raised by the region's backbench MPs included apprenticeships by Jason McCartney (Colne Valley), the spare room subsidy/bedroom tax by Diana Johnson (Hull North), and investment in manufacturing by Andrew Bingham (High Peak).
David Blunkett (Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough), also raised Millennium Development Goals and Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham), asked about competing with other nations economically.
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