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Small businesses call for help to protect jobs and growth

Small business owners have a strong message for the political parties

Midlands' businesses are reaching out to politicians on the election trail urging them to protect jobs and growth. With 24 days to go until Polling Day the owners of smaller firms are hoping their needs are not forgotten.

Our Political Correspondent Alison Mackenzie has been filming with two companies in the centre of Birmingham.

One is a family jewellery firm that has been in business for three generations - Rex Johnson and Sons.

The other is a barber shop - Shepherds who rely on apprentices starting out in the trade. We ask what is their message to the party leaders? What would they like to be prioritised.

Johnson v Corbyn: The ITV Debate will be broadcast at 8pm on Tuesday 19 November, with the ITV Election Interviews broadcast at 10pm.