The infamous letter written by former Treasury Chief Secretary Liam Byrne to his successor David Laws, telling him "I'm afraid there is no money," has been shown for the first time to ITV News West Country's political editor Bob Constantine.
The letter, which was dated April 6, 2010, says "Dear Chief Secretary, I'm afraid there is no money. Kind regards and good luck! Liam."
More top news
A Malaysian court has found a man guilty of murdering two British medical students in Borneo.
A Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate has said he deliberately caught HIV after years battling depression.
Noel Edmonds beat off competition from Ant and Dec to be voted Britain's favourite children's TV presenter.