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.
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.
Following regular correspondence with local ward councillors, senior members of Solihull MBC and the local police I am pleased to be able to advise local residents that after a successful operation by Solihull police to serve a Section 61 notice on the encampment, both unauthorised campsites have
Following regular contact with the police over the bank holiday weekend, I can now confirm that the unauthorised travellers camp at Bentley Heath park was dispersed by the police under Section 61 powers earlier today.
Dame Caroline Spelman, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Meriden, has welcomed a pledge by Theresa May to deliver a new funding formula which will be fairer for Solihull borough schools and would ensure that no school lost out.
It has been brought to my attention that London Midland have proposed removing the 0821 service from Berkswell to Birmingham on the grounds that the service is too busy to stop there. I am astonished by this decision – as since when do you remove a service which is in demand?