If you look at Newcastle or Gateshead, even over twenty years, even with the previous administration, it has moved quite… (read more)
In a sense, what we do with the regional development agencies is to give them resources to look at the… (read more)
We are making the fundamental changes. It was like the decent housing target. We said by 2010, we'd have taken… (read more)
In the north east, there, they have had quite a bit of government offices moving in. It's not a new… (read more)
We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount given for a right to buy houses took a million houses… (read more)
It's moving in the right direction. It was in decline under the previous administration.
We've given more resources. On housing, we are now establishing a regional housing pot.
Refurbishing I've done in the first three years and I'm still giving housing money, of course, to the north.