60 Sec Elec for Friday 15th November: Midlands politics in 1 minute

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60 Sec Elec rounds up the biggest Midlands political stories of the day in one minute, providing an evening briefing for people on the go.

It will publish every weekday evening up until the General Election on December 12th.

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Labour has set out its plan to deliver fast and free full fibre broadband across the country if they win the General Election. They pledge to do this by bringing parts of BT into public ownership, specifically its Openreach division, which runs the UK’s broadband network.

Boris Johnson's new battle bus for the general election campaign was unveiled on Friday, with a message urging voters to vote Conservative and "Get Brexit Done".

Women are featuring in just a fifth of national press coverage of the General Election campaign, according to research. Academics at Loughborough University noted “gender inequality across all coverage” from November 7 to November 13.

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Our Political Correspondent @Alison1mackITV takes a look at the Midlands' political battlegrounds.

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West Midland MPs who have stepped down ahead of the general election. Credit: ITV News Central

And find out who stood down in the East Midlands.

East Midland MPs who have stepped down ahead of the general election. Credit: ITV News Central
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