'There's no money' note revealed

The infamous letter written by outgoing Chief Secretary to the Treasury 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.

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There is no coincidence in the 'no money' note release

A great deal of political capital was made of the note left at the Treasury, when Labour left office, which said there was "no money".

Now it has been shown in public for the first time to ITV News.

ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby reports on why it might suddenly have appeared now:

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