Dave is asking the Treasury what has been done to bring civil service jobs to the region.
Four years ago the Lyons Review said 20,000 government jobs should be moved from London to other part of the country, but few have been moved.
“It is vital that we in the North don’t give up fighting for these jobs. Despite real strides in challenging unemployment over the last decade, we can ill-afford to lose any opportunity, especially one which could deliver high-quality, secure jobs.
“I will continue to lobby ministers to carry out the commitments given in the review.”