How Liberal Democrats blocked Conservative plans to cut education budget in 2010

Liberal Democrat Education Minister David Laws has revealed how the Conservatives wanted to slash the schools budget on entering office in 2010.

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Former Mayor raises nearly £6000 for local youth charity

Councillor Chris Bartrum served as mayor of Ross-on-Wye during 2013-14 and he nominated the Basement Youth Trust as his charity.

 

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Unemployment falls again in Solihull

Unemployment has fallen again in Solihull, with latest figures showing just 1.7% across the borough claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in December 2014.

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Lorely Burt marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Tuesday 27th January marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history.

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Gospel Lane Post Office inspected by Government Minister

Gospel Lane Post Office received a visit from the Minister for Postal Affairs, Jo Swinson MP.

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Lorely Burt meets police chief over front desk closures

Mrs Burt met with Solihull's police chief to discuss her concerns about plans to close the desk at Shirley Police Station and restrict opening hours at the desk at Solihull Police Station.

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Nick Clegg warns David Cameron it would be unacceptable to block Leaders' Debates

Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg has written to David Cameron informing him of plans to press ahead with the general election debates even if the Prime Minister refuses to take part. 

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Students visit their local MP in Parliament

A-level Politics and Law students at The Sixth Form College took a trip to Westminster to meet their local MP.

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Burt welcomes 1,300 jobs in her constituency

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has welcomed Jaguar Land Rover's announcement that the company will create 1,300 jobs at its Solihull plant.

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Radiotherapy Unit campaigns for specialist status

Hereford’s would-be Lib Dem MP Lucy Hurds visited the new radiotherapy unit at Hereford County Hospital today with Welsh Lib Dem leader Kirsty Williams, Assembly Member for Brecon and Radnor.

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