Workers at Nottingham City Council are protesting against a freeze in their wages today. Unions claim the lowest paid staff are struggling to have a basic standard of living. The council says the freeze has secured 150 jobs since 2011.
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David Cameron has reaffirmed his commitment to the free school programme as 18 new projects were given the go ahead.