Car-making giant Toyota has landed a £6.3 million cash windfall to help it develop a new generation of vehicles.
The money is part of the Regional Growth Fund - a government scheme designed to create and safeguard jobs.
Today the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, visited the Toyota plant to confirm the news. But as Phil Brewster reports, some people have questioned whether the project gives value for money.
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