Nick Clegg says City Deal is cause for optimism in Sunderland and South Tyneside

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has visited Sunderland to announce a new City Deal investment, which he said would bring thousand of jobs to the North East. It includes plans for a new industrial park on Wearside, next to the existing Nissan factory.

He spoke to ITV News Tyne Tees correspondent Helen Ford, who asked him how he could be so sure that the jobs would come.

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Jobs promise for Sunderland & South Tyneside

Nick Clegg has announced government investment aimed at bringing thousands of jobs to Wearside and South Tyneside, including a new bridge over the River Wear and a new industrial park next to the Nissan plant in Washington, to attract new business.