Rob Purdie, Chief Executive of Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership gives his reaction to today's budget.
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A new flag of Northamptonshire has been raised at County Hall in Northampton this morning, the design chosen via a public vote.
Police Chief Constable Colette Paul has raised over £300 in memory of former colleague.
A misty start in places then a mainly sunny day with all parts expected to remain dry.