ITV Central's Political Correspondant, Alison Mackenzie is in the House of Commons as the Autumn Statement is given.
Improvements to A1 have been announced and the go-ahead given to High Speed 2 in the Autumn Statement.
There will be extra funds for the regional growth fund.
Benefits will be increased by 1% in the next 3 years.
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Dry and mild overnight. Some heavy showers on Saturday.
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