The decision to build a hospital in Peterborough using borrowed funds, while paying a private company to run a second hospital nearby, has been criticised by a group of MPs.
The Commons Public Accounts Committee says that both hospitals now have uncertain financial futures.
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A consultation begins today on how Leicester's Golden Mile could look if a proposed revamp is given the go-ahead.
After a dry start with some sunny spells, cloud will thicken to bring some outbreaks of rain across the region from late morning.
After a largely fine morning with some sunshine, cloud and showery rain will gradually spread in from the west from early afternoon.