The Labour Leader Ed Miliband will be in Birmingham today for a conference, following the publication of the government's budget proposals this week.
He will be delivering a keynote speech and organising discussion sessions on the main issues affecting people in the Midlands.
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Heavy and thundery showers will die out in most places during the evening, but may continue near the Humber for most of the night.
Showers will slowly clear overnight. Any mist and low cloud will clear during the morning, leaving bright or sunny spells.
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