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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

  • NHS

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.”

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

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