Minister for Portsmouth Michael Fallon will be launching a new plan in the city aimed at creating jobs and boosting growth.
The plan has been put together to help the marine and maritime industry in the Solent following BAE Systems' announcement it would stop ship-building in the city.
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Tens of thousands of rail passengers are facing mass train cancelations every day at Southern because of ongoing sickness by guards.
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the west of the region