The Deputy Prime Minister is visiting a business in Sunderland this afternoon which plans to create more than three hundred jobs in the region. Nick Clegg will meet staff and apprentices at car parts manufacturer, Unipres UK.
The company has secured more than forty million pounds of private sector and Government investment through the Regional Growth Fund.
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