A man who wrote speeches for the head of the United Nations says he is dismayed he can not get work, despite applying for hundreds of jobs.
Adam Pitt from Derby spent two years working in China, during which time he wrote speeches for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Official figures today show unemployment in the East Midlands has risen by a thousand in the three months to August.
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