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BELPER’S MP has voiced her disappointment at Derby not being successful in the bid for the location of the Green Investment Bank, despite extensive campaign efforts.

Mid-Derbyshire Tory Pauline Latham hadactively campaigned for over a year to have the Green Investment Bank located in the East Midlands, but it will instead it will have bases in London and Edinburgh.

She said: “I was very disappointed to hear that it will not be located in our area. We have a world class workforce and a huge number of strong local businesses, so I am optimistic for our area and I will continue fighting for investment in jobs and businesses in Derby.”