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News
Here’s why Jeremy Corbyn is still popular despite all the criticism 

16 Aug 18

It’s not hard – he’s the only person offering answers to the challenges many voters face…


Blog feature
Beechdale C H A. 

14 Aug 18

Following a visit to one of the surgeries with Conservative election losers, I overheard a conversation between a lady and the conservative.


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

10 Aug 18

Follow up sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 10 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

10 Aug 18

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to dennis fallon on 10 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

9 Aug 18

Internal review request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 9 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

9 Aug 18

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to dennis fallon on 9 August 2018 .


Blog comment
For the West Midlands economy, Brexit could be a perfect storm: David Viney (Localise West Midlands) 

8 Aug 18

With the government’s own economic impact assessments for the West Midlands making grim reading – the worst case scenarios reminiscent of the early 1980s recessions that devastated the social and economic fabric of the region – it is vital that…


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

2 Aug 18

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to dennis fallon on 2 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

1 Aug 18

Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon on 1 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

1 Aug 18

Follow up sent to Coventry City Council by dennis fallon on 1 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

1 Aug 18

Response by Coventry City Council to dennis fallon on 1 August 2018 .


FOI
Meriden Election detail Thursday June 2017 ref Tom McNeil(Labour) 

1 Aug 18

Request sent to Coventry City Council by dennis fallon on 1 August 2018 .


Blog comment
Los Angeles: a public bank with a mandate to serve the people? 

31 Jul 18

Voters in Los Angeles will be the first in the United States to choose whether to set up their city’s own public bank to serve the people instead of private interests.


News
Candidates standing for 2019 local elections in Lichfield warned residents will want answers over future of Friarsgate land 

30 Jul 18

Candidates at next year’s local elections will need to be clear about their views on the future of the Friarsgate site, according to a Lichfield community group.


Blues
Vote on SD merger with FSF 

29 Jul 18

Two weeks ago, we wrote to our voting members to consult with them on a proposal that Supporters Direct (SD) form a new football supporters’ organisation with the Football Supporters Federation (FSF).


Blog comment
Valerie responds to Urgent Question 

18 Jul 18

As Shadow Leader of the House, I responded to the following urgent question asked on 18 July 2018: ‘to ask the Leader of the House if she will make a statement on arrangements for Members on maternity, paternity or adoption leave and proxy voting…


Blog comment
To Leave voters in Walsall North – Will Eddie Hughes deliver the Brexit you voted for? 

13 Jul 18

68% of Walsall North voters in the referendum on 23 June 2016 voted to leave the European Union.


News
David Davis’ resignation could trigger leadership challenge or new election, says Brexit expert. 

9 Jul 18

The resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis could trigger a challenge to Theresa May’s leadership or lead to a vote of no confidence in the Government, a leading Brexit expert has said.


Blog feature
Our 2018 Eurovision Party Copy 

8 Jul 18

The annual Eurovision Song Contest is something of a fixture for us, and we’ve had a get together for it every year since the club was formed.


Blog comment
Valerie raises Point of Order 

5 Jul 18

A General debate was scheduled on 5 July 2018 on the Principle of proxy voting in the House of Commons.


News
Residents begin voting for new councillors in Curborough ward by-election 

5 Jul 18

People in the Curborough ward have begun casting their votes to elect new councillors in Lichfield.


Sky Blues
Election of Board Members 2018 

29 Jun 18

By the closing date for nominations, 22 June 2018, two valid nominations for vacant positions on the Board of the Trust had been received, from: Rachael Brown Bruce Walker As there are four vacancies, each of the candidates nominated will…


Council
Youngsters across the city to celebrate National Democracy Week 

28 Jun 18

Children from across Coventry will be given the chance to learn about the history of voting, democracy and registering to vote with a series of activities from Monday 2 July to Friday 6 July.


Events
Paint the Day Artists Exhibit 

26 Jun 18

On Saturday 23rd June, around 60 artists went out to Wolverhampton City Centre and Whitmore Reans to paint the wonders of the area on the lovely summer’s day.


Blog feature
Annual General Meeting 

21 Jun 18

The Trustees of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust hereby give notice of an Annual General Meeting to be held 7.30 pm 9 July 2018, Meeting Room, Bowling Green Pub, Lichfield.


Blog social media
how a sausage dog with wings helped increase voter turnout for a pilot scheme 

21 Jun 18

Sometimes it takes a cute dog to attract attention and lead a call to action.


Blog comment
Jeremy on Jeremy 

21 Jun 18

Brian Donaldson talks to comic Jeremy Hardy.


Blog politics
Labour’s Travel Tax Will Hit Edgbaston Hard 

20 Jun 18

Conservatives were the only party in Birmingham to announce their Clean Air Plan BEFORE May’s Local Elections.


Blog comment
WMNEG political round up: local elections results. 

19 Jun 18

WEST MIDLANDS NEW ECONOMICS GROUP Thursday 28 th June, 5pm-7pm Political round up: local elections results.


Blog comment
Threats of Violence by Elings “Frivolous”! 

18 Jun 18

Recently the corrupt Labour Council in the rotten Borough of Sandwell announced that there is now to be”zero tolerance” to verbal and physical threats to SMBC staff or to the binmen/women who work for private company, Serco.


News
Who is Jess Phillips? The Labour MP representing Birmingham Yardley 

12 Jun 18

She increased her majority in the 2017 General Election to 16,574…


FOI
General Election 2017 Results – Ward Breakdown 

1 Jun 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to Liam Hank on 1 June 2018 .


FOI
General Election 2017 Results – Ward Breakdown 

29 May 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to Liam Hank on 29 May 2018 .


FOI
General Election 2017 Results – Ward Breakdown 

28 May 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Liam Hank on 28 May 2018 .


News
Glascote ward election results 

25 May 18

VOTERS in Glascote have taken to the polls and the results have now been counted.


Rugby
Brummies show their support for those voting in Ireland’s historic repeal the eighth abortion referendum 

25 May 18

The Republic of Ireland goes to the polls today to decide whether to repeal the eighth amendment and make abortion up to 12 weeks legal…


News
Glascote Ward election – This Friday 

23 May 18

THE Borough Council election for the Glascote Ward takes place this Friday, 25 May.


Sky Blues
SKY BLUE TRUST NOTICE OF ELECTION TO BOARD – 2018 

22 May 18

SKY BLUE TRUST NOTICE OF ELECTION TO BOARD – 2018 In accordance with Rule 63 of the Trusts Constitution, three current Board members must resign.


Blog comment
The Conservatives’ Brexit Divide 

22 May 18

Extending the timescale for Brexit could work to the Conservatives’ electoral advantage suggests Steve Beauchampé.


Blog comment
Walsall Council – Reputations will be won or lost at tonight’s Mayor making ceremony 

21 May 18

Walsall Council still remains in no overall control following the Local Elections on 3rd May 2018.


Rugby
Labour accused of backtracking on £12,500-a-year Birmingham City Council jobs 

18 May 18

Opposition Conservatives and Lib Dems say they were promised three influential committee chairmen after election…


Blog feature
Vote for our music video! 

17 May 18

I Believe has been officially selected for Feel the Reel International Film Festival (April Edition).


NHS
Dr David Hegarty re-elected as Chair of NHS Dudley CCG 

16 May 18

Dr David Hegarty MBE has been re-appointed as Chair of Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body for a three year term of office.


Blog comment
Politics in Walsall is never boring 

15 May 18

So the local elections have come and gone.


News
Labour set to remain in power in Walsall 

15 May 18

The party has four less seats than the Tories after this month’s local elections, but is set to remain in power after Labour group leader Sean Coughlan secured the support of two independent councillors and two Lib Dem councillors…


News
New Lib Dem leader to focus on ‘local issues’ in Solihull 

14 May 18

The former leader was ousted after a shock defeat in the local elections…


Blog comment
Never mind who you voted for, where did you do it? 

14 May 18

They’ve become a standard feature of the election season – complaints about the complete or partial closure of schools selected as polling stations.


Blog politics
All Change In Harborne! 

13 May 18

Good to meet up with Peter Fowler, (centre), Harborne’s new Conservative Councillor, at the Harborne Farmers’ Market yesterday.


Blog feature
Our 2018 Eurovision Party 

12 May 18

The annual Eurovision Song Contest is something of a fixture for us, and we’ve had a get together for it every year since the club was formed.


Blog comment
Valerie meets with parliamentary delegation from Malta 

10 May 18

As a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, on Wednesday 9 May 2018, I met with a delegation of Members from the House of Representatives in Malta as part of a bilateral exchange which took part from Tuesday 8 – Friday 11 May 2018.







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