Tyne Tees Politics

New COVID-19 restrictions come into force for Tyne Tees region

The new three-tier measures for England started on Wednesday, but the North East and North Yorkshire missed out on being placed under the toughest rules.

Did Dominic Cumming's visit to the North East undermine trust in the government?

In the week after the Prime Minister's chief advisor was forced to give a press conference, experts say trust in the UK Government fell by 21 points.

North East MPs respond to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's plans to protect jobs

Sunderland MP and Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Bridget Phillipson told ITV Tyne Tees her party "welcomed many of the measures the Chancellor has announced today" but called on the government to provide targeted support for certain sectors.