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MP protests at Hull’s exclusion from Clegg’s ‘Golden Triangle’

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today slammed Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg’s exclusion of Hull from his ‘Golden Triangle’ of growth between Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.

In response to Chancellor George Osborne’s statement on having an high speed rail connection between Manchester and Leeds, the Lib Dem Deputy Prime Minister’s office this week briefed local newspapers in Sheffield that: “Nick Clegg has long believed that three cities – Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield – should become a ‘Northern golden triangle’ to drive economic growth in the North”.

Channel 5 has picked on the wrong people, at the wrong time

Hull North MP Diana Johnson had the article below published in the Hull Daily Mail. It can also be read at .


As Channel 5 films a new programme about life on benefits, Hull North MP Diana Johnson demands a fair and balanced portrait of the city