Extra Police Resources to Tackle Crime Wave

The Police and Crime Commissioner has come under fire from local residents and Meriden MP, Dame Caroline Spelman, following a spate of serious and violent crime in the villages of Solihull Borough which have seen a number of aggravated vehicle thefts and burglaries in recent weeks.

Petition to the PCC: Crime and Neighbourhood Safety in Rural Solihull

At the request of local residents, I am today launching a petition to call on the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner to take urgent action to restore police resources to the rural areas of Solihull Borough in order to put a stop to the recent crime wave we have experienced.

Airport extends flight path consultation

Birmingham Airport has responded to calls from local residents and MPs for a fairer flightpath consultation by extending the deadline for feedback to November 6th.

Update - Collapse of Monarch Airlines

Birmingham Airport is one of Monarch Airlines five UK hubs. In the early hours of this morning, Monarch Airlines was taken into administration.

New ONS figures show record numbers of people in work

Dame Caroline Spelman has welcomed new figures which have shown employment is at record levels across the UK , with over 3 million more people in work with this Conservative Government than in 2010.