The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg is in the region for the Liberal Democrat spring conference this weekend. He told ITV why it is being held at the Sage in Gateshead.
The Deputy PM visited a car parts manufacturer today ahead of the Lib Dem Conference this weekend. He’ll met staff and apprentices on a tour of the Unipres UK factory in Sunderland. During the visit he’ll announce details of the company’s successful bid to the Government’s Regional Growth Fund.
Nick Clegg said that hundreds of jobs could become available in the North East and that the local economy would improve.