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Emergency inhalers in schools in case of asthma attacks

Schools in the Midlands are welcoming a change in the law which allows them to keep an emergency inhaler in case a pupil has an asthma attack.

An emergency inhaler can be kept in schools in case of asthma attacks Credit: John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Campaigners say the new rules, which come into force today, will save children's lives.

East Midlands Weather: Cloud and patchy rain

Today:

Starting with some mist and low cloud but brightening up quickly to leave a fine morning. Cloud increasing again during the afternoon with the odd spot of rain. Maximum temperature 19 deg C (66 deg F).

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday should dry and bright. Friday becoming windy and cloudy, with some heavy rain overnight. Saturday rain clearing then sunny spells, but feeling cooler.

Special Report: ITV correspondent speaks to Education Secretary

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has delivered her first keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

Our correspondent Gareth Owen has part two of this special report from the conference.

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