The Fire Brigade Union's (FBU) Brigade Secretary for the West Midlands, Paul Cockburn, is in London with other members of the Fire Service from across the Midlands who are lobbying MPs today over their concerns regarding funding cuts.
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A few bright spells at first but generally cloudy. In the afternoon, some outbreaks of rain are likely to spread in, with winds picking up.
After a dull but dry start, rain and strengthening winds will gradually spread northeastwards. Rain may be heavy during the afternoon.
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