Local MP, Dame Caroline Spelman has welcomed a ‘breakthrough’ in the campaign for fairer schools funding after the Government announced that a new formula will be introduced in April 2018 and that an additional £1.3 billion funding boost will be made available to UK schools.
Local MP, Dame Caroline Spelman, who is backing Coventry’s bid to be named the next UK City of Culture has welcomed news that the city has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the prestigious title.
Birmingham Airport are consulting on changes to the Northbound Runway (33) flight paths. These changes may affect local residents living in Marston Green, Chelmsley Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge and Castle Bromwich.
Local residents from across the Meriden constituency turned out in Chelmsley Wood to celebrate the ‘Great Get Together’, a new national celebration designed to tackle loneliness and build stronger communities.
Following the blaze at Grenfell Tower in London earlier this week, Dame Caroline Spelman has visited tower blocks in Chelmsley Wood with local Councillor Ken Hawkins, the local cabinet member for housing.
Dame Caroline Spelman, Member of Parliament for the Meriden constituency, has welcomed a joint international effort by the UK and France to tackle the abuse of social media and online services by individuals seeking to promote terrorism and extremist views.
Following the sentencing hearing in the case of controversial surgeon, Ian Paterson, Dame Caroline said, "The deplorable actions of former surgeon, Ian Paterson, have incurred a 15 year sentence through the courts.
I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my former colleague and friend, John Taylor, who served the Solihull constituency loyally until 2005 and prior to that the wider West Midlands County.
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