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Andrew Mitchell

More heads roll in 'plebgate' fallout

The chairman and the general secretary of the embattled Police Federation both announcing they will retire at the end of next month.

Park View School, Alum Rock and Golden Hillock School, Sparkhill

All city MPs call for full inquiry into Trojan Horse claims

The MPs from the three main parties presented a united front in a joint letter to Education Secretary Michael Gove

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne recently re-opening the Red Lion pub opposite Downing Street

Osborne delivers Budget for pensioners, working people and manufacturers

More than 250,000 working people in the West Midlands will be taken out of income tax entirely under changes announced in George Osborne's Budget statement

Birmingham Day in the Jubilee Room at the House of Commons

Birmingham Day: Civic leaders and local enterprise partnerships pledge to work together

“We can re-emerge as the nation’s second economy and, most importantly, the most significant economy outside London.”

Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Solihull Hospital

Anger after Good Hope Hospital meeting cancelled

Health chiefs recently announced the talks would take place on March 20, giving locals the chance to have their say on any service closures or shake-up

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell

West Midlands police chief to apologise to Andrew Mitchell for 'plebgate' row

Report accused Police Federation of giving false account of meeting with Sutton Coldfield MP

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell

Campaign to reinstate Andrew Mitchell to Cabinet gathers momentum

Even West Bromwich Labour Party offers support to Conservative MP who resigned amid the 'Plebgate' affair

Pc Keith Wallis arrives at the Old Baileyfor sentencing

'Plebgate' police officer jailed for lying about Andrew Mitchell's Downing Street row

Keith Wallis claimed he had witnessed the confrontation between Sutton Coldfield MP and police

Packed room at Birmingham Day 2013

Next Birmingham Day at Parliament announced - Wednesday, March 5

Birmingham Day will be held in a Commons committee room, where stands will inform visitors about the work of successful businesses in the region

Home Secretary Theresa May addresses the Conservative Party conference

Labour saves Cameron from Immigration Bill defeat

Midland MPs took part in a rebellion against the Government as David Cameron avoided humiliation in the Commons thanks to Labour

Chris Sim

Private company involvement can improve morale says West Midlands Police chief

Chf Const Chris Sims told a committee of MPs that pay cuts and criticism from politicians and the media has left the rank and file feeling under siege

Andrew Mitchell

Metropolitan Police refuse offer of resignation by Plebgate officer

Keith Wallis admitted pretending to witness a Downing Street confrontation between Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell and police officers

Andrew Mitchell

Police dismay at Plebgate 'damage'

Report raises questions about Police Federation in wake of damage from Andrew Mitchell incident

LDV factory site at Washwood Heath

Thousands of Birmingham jobs ‘kiboshed’ by uncertainty over depot site for HS2

The regeneration scheme for the sprawling complex has been shunted into the sidings by the controversial £43 billion HS2 project

Protesters at the green belt near Sutton Coldfield where thousands of homes are planned

Sutton Coldfield residents pack public meeting to oppose green belt homes plan

MP Andrew Mitchell backs constituents in battle against Birmingham City Council housing plan

Andrew Mitchell

Plebgate should be lesson to damages claimants, lawyer warns

Litigation specialist Sam Pedley has warned that recent changes to the rules governing legal costs could leave claimants out of pocket even if they win their case

George Osborne

Watchdog slams Government's regional economic growth policies as Chancellor delivers statement

The National Audit Office has criticised the Government's regional growth plans as Chancellor George Osborne announced measures to back high streets and cut youth unemployment


Special report: Midland teenagers among least likely to apply for university

Study, published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce), tracked the number of 18-year-olds going to university between the 1998/9 and 2011/12 academic years

Andrew Mitchell

Policeman at centre of 'Plebgate' row to sue Andrew Mitchell

Officer who was on duty at the time of Downing Street dispute takes legal action against Sutton Coldfield MP

Andrew Mitchell was forced to resign from the Cabinet after allegations he called police officers 'plebs'

Andrew Mitchell: I was spat at in the streets after Plebgate row

A police officer is facing a criminal charge and he and four colleagues could lose their jobs over the row


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