Jeremy Corbyn makes jobs pledge on visit to York

Jeremy Corbyn in YorkPhoto: PA

The “vast majority” of the one million good quality jobs Labour has pledged to create would go to British workers, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

The Labour leader used a speech at York Science Park innovation centre to outline his industrial strategy, which will help create a million “good” jobs to “unleash the untapped potential of every part of the country” if his party wins the General Election.

His speech came ahead of a high-profile BBC One Question Time in the city, on which he and Prime Minister Theresa May will be grilled separately by voters