Chancellor says coalition has done more to boost jobs in manufacturing in three years for the West Midlands than Labour achieved in the previous ten, he is thinking of firms such as Jaguar Landrover.
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Patchy rain around today, but the next few days are expected to pick up.
The route of the ride is a 6km loop around Leicester, and people can join in at any time before it ends at 4pm.
Two of the final 22 stores to close are in Leicester and at Merry Hill shopping centre.