A NORTH East MEP has been nominated as Fair Politician of the Year.
The nomination for Fiona Hall comes in recognition of her work to encourage development in poorer countries.
The Fair Politics group, which administers the award, monitors the work of each MEP and rewards those who have done the most to ensure a fair deal for the developing world.
She said: “I’m honoured to have been nominated for what is a very worthwhile award. I know from the many letters I receive from local residents that securing a fair deal for developing countries is very important to many in the North East.”