From left, Cllr Richard Bell, Durham County Council (DCC) deputy leader and Cabinet member for finance, Amy Harhoff, DCC director of regeneration, economy and growth, Sarah Slaven, managing director of Business Durham, George Freeman MP, Minister for Science, Paul Howell, MP for Sedgefield and Cllr Amanda Hopgood, DCC leader at Orbit at NETPark in Sedgefield.