Nick Clegg confirms £87m deal to sort the Vaux site, build the new bridge and create 9,000 jobs in Sunderland,

Business park plans north of Nissan towards South Tyneside

Business park plans north of Nissan towards South Tyneside

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A MULTIMILLION deal that will help create almost 9,000 jobs and cement Sunderland as the UK capital of car manufacturing, was today agreed.

Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg was at Nissan to announce the £87.5million City Deal, that will include the creation of a new manufacturing park and the building of the long-awaited Wear bridge.

Mr Clegg pledged the deal would “build the foundations for long-term growth in Sunderland for this generation and the next, building a stronger economy.”

 

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