Disabled workers who have lost their jobs following the closure of Remploy factories are to stage a protest outside the Conservative Party Conference later.
Twenty-four sites were closed in August as part of government cut backs.
The Leicester and Stoke-on-Trent factories are among three more due to shut later this year and and the future of a further 18 are uncertain.
Further demonstrations are expected by police federation members across the Midlands at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.
The first full day of the Conservative Party Conference gets underway later this morning at the ICC in Birmingham.
Thousands of delegates have arrived in Birmingham for the annual Tory party conference.