The former leader of Leicestershire County Council has resigned from the Conservative Group.
David Parsons was due to attend a group meeting today discussing a report investigating whether he had broken rules over European travel expenses. He stepped down as authority leader earlier this year.
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It will be a cloudy evening with patchy rain at first, with most places becoming dry overnight. Turning wetter tomorrow.
Apart from the odd spot of rain at first most of the night will be dry but outbreaks of showery rain will spread in tomorrow afternoon.
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