Some 20,000 officers from 43 police forces across England and Wales, including the Midlands, are expected to attend protests in London today.
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper says the numbers of people attending demonstrates the concern that many officers are feeling.
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D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.
Dry for much of the Wednesday with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Wednesday will be another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.