Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was in the north east yesterday campaigning in Redcar and Stockton South. Have a look at our storify of Ed's day with us…
Labour will prioritise tax cuts for the North East & Cumbria’s 94,000 small firms with business rates cut in first Budget – Ed Balls
Labour will put the region's small businesses first in line for tax cuts and ensure the tax burden on small firms is lower than under the Tories, Ed Balls announced today.
The move, which will be in Labour's first budget, will benefit 94,000 small business properties across the North East & Cumbria who will see their business rates cut and then frozen for the following year.Read more
Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls today launched Labour’s better plan for the region’s economy on a visit to a manufacturer in Thornaby-on-Tees.
Mr Balls joined Louise Baldock, Labour’s candidate for Stockton South at Cotswold Engineering, a local firm who specialise in the manufacture of doorsets, doorkits and screens.Read more