Labour's Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, will today pledge that the party could invest up to £30 billion in the North West when he addresses Labour's North West Regional Conference in Blackpool.
The package forms part of Labour's proposals for a £500 billion investment, and a lending boost for the whole country, bringing jobs and growth to every region and backed up with a new National Investment Bank and network of regional banks, including a 'Bank of the North'.
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Wallasey Constituency Labour Party has been suspended after a number of complaints of bullying.
The constituency, which is represented by Angela Eagle, has seen unrest amongst members since Eagle challenged Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership.
It now means the regional Labour Party will take over the administration of the Wallasey constituency party.
The North West Labour party earlier confirmed the suspension.
Any complaints of bullying or intimidation and allegations of misconduct are always taken very seriously.
Angela Eagle's constituency office was attacked last week when a brick was thrown through a window.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will give a key speech to North West party members today.
More than 800 delegates, including a raft of the party's most influential politicians will hear him speak at the regional conference.
Among those in the audience will be local MPs - many of who supported Andy Burnham, the Leigh MP, in the recent leadership campaign.
Leigh MP Andy Burnham has lost the Labour Leadership election to outsider Jeremy Corbyn.
Mr Burnham came second but with just 19 percent of the votes.
Our Political Reporter Daniel Hewitt was at the announcement in London.