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Small businesses and exports praised for protecting North East jobs

Around The House - tonight at 11.35pm on ITV1 Photo: ITV

In tonight's Around The House, Gerry Foley discusses unemployment in the North East, ahead of the new figures next week.

He is joined by the Hartlepool. Labour MP Iain Wright - who called a recent Commons debate on the region's unemployment - and by the Lib Dem's Sir Alan Beith, whose Berwick constituency has shown signs of economic resilience in the face of job losses.