When asked which of the party leaders do they think would make the best Prime Minister, some 25% of the North East said Mr Cameron, versus just 16% for Ed Miliband
North East councils say the British economy could benefit by £9bn if rail services are improved
Labour is considering the abolition of police and crime commissioners, even though it holds many of the posts.
Labour leader proposes 'gold standard' earn-while-you-learn courses for young people
North East council leaders have welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband's plans to end a century of centralisation
Labour and the Conservatives are focusing on regional economies - and they've come out with very similar policies
Labour sets out mainfesto proposals to create jobs in regions, including allowing councils to keep business taxes
In a wide ranging interview with the Journal, Lord Heseltine insists the North East is booming - but it would be even better with a mayor
Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell says the Labour Party should not cut help for low income families
Liberal Dem leader Nick Clegg confirms his commitment to the Coalition in advance of the Queen's Speech
Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell has challenged Labour leader Ed Miliband on his party's pro-EU stance
Virgin Money will not axe Northern Rock Foundation cash if other businesses back the popular North East charity
Labour party leader says Northern Rock Foundation should have been supported
Ed Miliband would appoint a Minister for each English region in a bid to ensure the entire country received a fair deal from Government, and to help businesses in their regions attract investment from across the world
Unison chief Dave Prentis told members gathered in Newcastle that the party "has to make sure Labour is on our side"
Northumberland County Council and South Tyneside Council have joined a campaign to demand the Government changes the planning law
Several North East Labour MPs will refuse to back the Tory cap on how much can be spent on state hand outs
Unions in the North East will today kick off Fair Pay Fortnight, two weeks of action calling for fairer pay
George Osborne has unveiled measures to boost the income of pensioners and savers hit by low interest rates.
Anger over rising energy bills is likely to be stoked next week with profit figures from British Gas owner Centrica, while BAE Systems is also due to report