Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, has told ITV News Central there's '15,000 job vacancies in the East Midlands.'
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A cloudy night across the region with sporadic showers throughout the evening and night.
Cloud thickening with outbreaks of rain becoming more persistent with brisk breezes blowing across the region.
A man has received a death threat which was addressed to his neighbour after he left a letter on an ambulance that had blocked his drive.