With just over two weeks until the county council elections, the Chief Secretary to The Treasury, Danny Alexander, hit the campaign trail in the south east today. He came to Eastbourne, where the Lib Dems have achieved major success.
But the latest opinion polls suggest heavy losses for the party on May the 2nd. David Johns' report contains some flash photography.
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Showers this evening then dry overnight.
Showers this evening then becoming dry but cloudy overnight.
The Prime Minister will join hundreds of military personnel in Liverpool on Saturday as the country marks Armed Forces Day.