The BBC has this afternoon confirmed it will relocate high profile national journalism jobs from London to the regions, including to the Midlands, the North West and Yorkshire.The broadcaster’s director general Tim Davie unveiled plans at an all staff-meeting this morning.

Specialist journalism teams covering topics such as the environment, technology, and education will be relocated from London to new bases in Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff and Glasgow. In total, 400 jobs will move out of London.

The BBC says they, “represent top-to-bottom change and will cement our commitment to better reflect, represent, and serve all parts of the country”.

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Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands has shared the New BBC Investment in the West Midlands here….