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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).

MP: Hull must not be excluded from the 'Northern Powerhouse' by backroom deals

Oct 13, 2015 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson gave the speech below in the House of Commons debate on the Second Reading of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill. The speech can also be viewed at


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