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It’s unclear today if Hull is part of the 'Northern Powerhouse'

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to today’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor.
 
Diana Johnson MP said: “In this Autumn Statement Hull, UK City of Culture 2017, gets a share of £1m of extra funding, while losing tens of million more in council funding.
 

Move 100,000 Civil Service jobs to regions, says Hull MP

Nov 10, 2015 - Tags:
Government departments could be moved to areas like Hull under a new Bill being backed by Dianna Johnson MP.
 
Hull North’s MP is sponsoring a call being made in the House of Commons today, in the Government Departments Decentralisation Bill, for Whitehall departments to move. This would transfer up to 100,000 civil service jobs from London to the regions.
 

Hull must be part of any 'Northern Powerhouse' worth the name

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has had the article below published in the Hull Daily Mail today (4 November 2015).

Hull MP demands new industrial policy for Britain

With Labour’s Leader today visiting Tata steelworkers in Scunthorpe, where jobs are under threat, Hull North MP Diana Johnson demanded an industrial policy “for our country” from the Government.
 
Speaking in Business Questions, Diana Johnson MP asked the Leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling: “Three years ago Hull’s caravan manufacturers had to fight off the Caravan Tax, which would blight their industry.
 

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