A number of MPs from the Midlands will take part in an opposition day debate on the abolition of the 'bedroom tax' today.
Jack Dromey MP for Birmingham and Erdington will speak at the debate today and Geoffrey Robinson MP for Coventry will vote today to abolish the tax.
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Today is set to be the warmest day of the year so far.
There will be reduced speed limits on parts of the M1 in the East Midlands as work gets underway to create a smart motorway.
Breezy and rather cloudy at times with some showery rain, this mainly in the west. The best of dry, bright and warm spells to the east.