Let 16 and 17 year-olds vote in the referendum

Liberal Democrats in the West Midlands support MEP Catherine Beader, in the call for letting 16 and 17 year-olds vote in the upcoming EU referendum.

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Jock Gallagher on on Charles Kennedy

West Midlands Regional President Jock Gallagher offers his own personal reflection and tribute to the Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy, who died suddenly this week.

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Charles Kennedy, 1959-2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of former leader of the Liberal Democrats, and MP for 32 years, Charles Kennedy.

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MP Encourages Ambulance Boss to Honour Important Promise

Solihull MP, Lorely Burt has written to the Chief Executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service to ask when he’ll keep his promise to provide a third Double-Crewed Ambulance for Solihull.

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Cable Meets Apprentices as Solihull College Goes for Record

Business Secretary Vince Cable visited Solihull College and met trainees and apprentices there as the College gears up to train more apprentices than ever before.

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Burt Report Attacks ‘Unconscious Bias’ in Government Communications

Solihull MP Lorely Burt has urged the government to ‘think inclusively’ about women-owned businesses in her report, ‘Inclusive Support for Women in Enterprise’.

 

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Local MPs Team up over Schools Funding Timebomb

Solihull and Meriden MPs Lorely Burt and Caroline Spelman have met with a government minister to call for fairer funding for Solihull schools.

 

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Burt backs research to save Emily, 8

Lorely Burt MP attended a British Heart Foundation event calling on the next government to guarantee the future of the science budget to protect lifesaving research.

 

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College Principal welcomes MPs’ plea to Education Secretary

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has joined a 75-strong group of MPs urging the government to drop the ‘Learning Tax’ on sixth form colleges.

 

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Burt welcomes watchdog’s action plan for health trust

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has welcomed plans announced by health watchdog Monitor to oversee improvements in local NHS services.

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