Jeremy Corbyn is coming to Southend today.

The leader of the Labour party will be in the town to meet with local businesses.

He is due to attend at about 12.30pm today, although the location is being kept a secret.

He will meet Southend businesses including representatives from M&S, Debenhams, The Royals, Utopia and Royal Hotel and a restaurant owner.

Corbyn will be meeting with them to discuss what challenges the local businesses have experienced before and after Brexit, as well as what impact the budget from Monday will have on them and their business, how to make the high street thrive again and more.

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Earlier today Mr Corbyn was in Tilbury.

He visited a social enterprise that helps long-term unemployed people into work.

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