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Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell

David Cameron: Andrew Mitchell must move on from Plebgate

The Prime Minister insisted it was "never right to be abusive or rude" to a police officer and said the judge had "made very clear his verdict"

Andrew Mitchell outside his north London home

'Plebgate' police officer feels sorry for Andrew Mitchell

Ian Richardson, who recently retired after 30 years in the Metropolitan Police, said it was a "nonsense incident" and criticised Scotland Yard's handling of the row

Michael Fabricant

Midland MP Fabricant: Plebgate court case down to absence of humility

Lichfield MP Mr Fabricant took to Twitter to suggested Andrew Mitchell could have avoided a lengthy court battle

Andrew Mitchell outside his north London home updated

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell loses plebgate High Court case

Judge rules on balance of probability that former chief whip did use words which amounted to the "potentially toxic" term pleb

The historic referendum is currently on a knife-edge, with the Yes campaign to keep the Union together only narrowly ahead of the No voters

English MPs rebel over Cameron and Miliband's "vow" to keep funding system which benefits Scotland

Midland MPs have backed a Commons motion calling for an end to an unfair funding system which gives more money to Scotland than England - despite pledge by party leaders to keep it

Green belt land in Walmley Ash Lane, near Sutton Coldfield, where Birmingham City Council is planning to build 6,000 houses

Sutton Coldfield's green belt takes centre stage in housing battle

Four-week public inquiry launches into 17-year development plan for Birmingham with campaigners arguing that any development is going too far

More than 200 protestors joined a walk against developing in the green bel

Sutton Coldfield protesters warn developers off the green belt

Protesters walked around almost 1,000 acres of land earmarked for up to 6,000 homes and a giant factory

Andrew Mitchell, right in blue shirt, visiting flood-affected areas in Nowshera, Pakistan, in 2010 while serving as International Development Secretary.

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP under fire from his own party in overseas aid fight

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP Andrew Mitchell faced opponents from his own party as he won a battle to enshrine Britain's commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on overseas aid.

Leader of Birmingham City Council Sir Albert Bore

Neil Elkes: Birmingham puts party rivalry aside as it tries to fight back over wounding cuts

Birmingham Leader Sir Albert Bore told us that the total job losses at the council throughout the period of austerity would be equal to twice those lost during the 2005 Longbridge Rover collapse.

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Birmingham MPs unite to demand HS2 college in the city

The MPs, eight Labour, one Conservative and one Lib Dem have all signed the letter in which they argue Birmingham is the only logical place for the college

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

HS2 depot could cost Birmingham 7,000 jobs, claims MP

Hodge Hill MP Liam Byrne won a debate in Parliament as part of his opposition to the planned HS2 marshalling yard on an ex-factory site in Washwood Heath

Moundsley Hall Care Home

Moundsley Hall Nursing Home threatens legal action over development block

Care home company wants to build £6.5 million complex but has hit planning wall

Andrew Mitchell outside his north London home

MPs condemn Police Federation and Midland radio presenter Jon Gaunt over "cynical" Plebgate campaign

The Police Federation employed Midland talkshow host Jon Gaunt to run a cynical and politically-motivated campaign against Birmingham MP Andrew Mitchell, MPs say

Dr Raj Mattu who won a tribunal against Walsgrave Hospital after he warned cardiac patients were dying unnecessarily

Whistleblowers sacked by NHS demand inquiry

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Group of doctors write to senior health official calling for judge-led investigation

Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell 'astonished' at Nigeria abduction response

Sutton Coldfield MP Mitchell said the children were the future of Nigeria and the kidnapping was an “assault on all our values”

Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education

Trojan Horse: Gove is "playing politics" over Birmingham school plot claims, says Liam Byrne

• Michael Gove accused of running scared over school plot claims linked to academies • Parents are frustrated that Oftsed is sitting on results of inquiry • Islam helps pupils succeed - but there must be no "religious schools by the back door", says MP

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.”

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