Prime Minister Theresa May set to visit North East today

Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting the North East today in her second visit to the region during the election campaign.

Theresa May will visit the North East today.
Theresa May will visit the North East today.

A Conservative Party spokesman for the North East has confirmed Mrs May will be visiting Middlesbrough and West Yorkshire around lunchtime today.

As part of her visit she looks set to make a speech in both locations and will hold a Q&A session at a factory in West Yorkshire.

Last month Mrs May visited Felton, Tynemouth and Darlington

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