Devolution is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the North of Tyne.

The Theatre Royal in Newcastle

In this film, Councillor Nick Forbes, Leader of Newcastle City Council, Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside, and Councillor Peter Jackson, Leader of Northumberland County Council, talk about how this ‘minded to approve’ devolution deal will have a positive impact on the area.

Andrew Hodgson, Chair of the North East Local Economic Partnership, also looks at how this deal will support businesses and the economy in the North of Tyne and wider the North East.