Nick Clegg has arrived at Molecular Profiles in Nottingham on a visit to promote the Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF).
The RGF is a £2.6m fund to boost economic growth and create private sector jobs. Yesterday, the Chancellor George Osborne announced an additional £350m for the scheme in his Autumn Statement.
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A report is being released today, which includes a series of recommendations at reducing child poverty in Birmingham.
Bright or sunny spells across the region, especially in the morning but occasional showers are likely to develop in the afternoon.
A drier and brighter start to the day, but turning fairly cloudy by afternoon with showers or outbreaks of rain.