Today, Jacob welcomed UK Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, to the local Teesworks site.
Accompanied by Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, the secretary was shown around the site which is:
The heart of the UK's largest Freeport.
The largest Brownfield Development Site in Europe
Home to the new GE Turbine Blade Factory.
Posting about the visit on social media, Jacob commented: "These last few weeks have kick-started the biggest change in our fortunes for a generation. The future's bright for Teesside."