P1f4 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon p9 Oct 12:04/00      jpqzjpqzjpqz % *-/*-$/ / /*-$,.% 7 8 £130m WILL COMBAT "NORTH-SOUTH D FIDE" Trade and Indpstry Secretary Stephen Byers has pledged £150m for the English regions to fight the North-Souph —ivide TDA will decide whether to spend it on traifhfg, research or local hn6rstmenp. "We can't suddenly turn Hull into Halpste—d or Tyneshde into pnbridge —lls, but wd can ,bke sure that the winners' circle is widened," he s—id Mr Byers hailed it as a revolution in the way Whitehall works. Home news digest and in brief.... 100 News Hndex 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Mahn Menp