Speaking after Labour’s Cabinet Minister Michael Dugher announced that a future Labour government would introduce regional ministers to drive growth, Bridget Phillipson MP said:
“We need government in Whitehall working with the regions. Labour’s plans announced today to introduce regional ministers working at the heart of government together with business would go a long way to tackling the growing north south divide. “We need economic recovery for every region of our country and we have set out how a future Labour government would work to achieve this."
Read the announcement in full here.