Durham Student Union has launched a campaign to encourage voter participation as the election aligns with deadlines and travel plans.Read the full story ›
George Osborne has told ITV Tyne Tees that the Conservative's priority will be getting the A1 dualled further north than Morpeth.
The Conservative Chancellor talked to Ian Payne in the latest in a series of interviews with senior party spokespeople.
Watch his interview below:
Nigel Farage has told ITV news Tyne Tees that he thinks that he is going to prove a contender in the 'safe' Labour seat of Hartlepool.
He told Helen Ford during his visit to the town today (April 28) that there is a trend in the North of England of the Labour vote being squeezed by UKIP.
Mr Farage said he would pay for tax cuts by reducing the foreign aid budget and not sending as much English money into Scotland.
And he insisted that it would benefit the country to pull out of the EU.
It is the latest in a series of interviews with senior party spokespeople.
The Liberal Democrat candidate for Redcar has swiftly changed his stance after exclusively telling ITV News Tyne Tees that he's not convinced a visit by Nick Clegg to the constituency 'would do him any favours'.
Josh Mason told our Political Correspondent Paul Brand that the Deputy Prime Minister wasn't the 'most popular politician' and that a visit may be a 'double-edged sword':
Shortly afterwards, Mr Mason issued this statement:
Nick has shown real guts as our party leader and is someone I admire and respect…
...I have no doubt that if Nick now came to Redcar and met all the people who have benefitted from having the Liberal Democrats in government he would be well received."
Reacting to Mr. Mason's comments Nick Clegg said, "At the end of the day, I am not going to duck the fact that five years in government has its controversies":
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