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Workers in the East Midlands give their reaction to the spending review

Public sector workers in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire have given their reaction to the government's spending review.

Figures show there are 365,000 public sector jobs in the area, including NHS, schools and emergency services staff, putting the East Midlands sixth in the table of regions most reliant on taxpayer-funded roles.

Geeta Pendse speaks to Tom Sidwell from Unison, Supt Chris Haward of Leicestershire Police and George Cowcher of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.

  • 27 Jun 2013