Changes to Working Tax Credit come under fire from Pat Glass, the Labour MP for Durham North West, while the Lib Dem MP for Redcar, Ian Swales, defends the cutback.
More top news
Brisk winds. Rain for Monday and Thursday. Sunshine & showers for Tuesday and Wednesday. Colder feel with showers wintry over hills
A major concert at the Sage Gateshead had to be suspended before the end last night after three performers were taken ill.
The manager of North Shields FC says they "haven't won anything yet", despite the team securing a place at Wembley in the FA Vase Final.