The Labour leader says his first priority as Prime Minister would beto get young unemployed people into work. Ed Miliband made the comments in an interview with ITV Tyne Tees, on the final day of his party's conference in Manchester.
Mr Miliband said the party would consider reinstating a North East regional development agency. He also said Labour would look at different options for the future running of the rail network. Watch Helen Ford's full interview with Ed Miliband here on ITV News Online.
Among delegates at the Labour Party conference in Manchester are two teenagers from our region, listening to the leader's keynote speech.
Labour leader Ed Miliband meets delegates at his party's conference in Manchester
At the Labour Party conference in Manchester, delegates have been debating how the North East can flourish.