Sutton Coldfield MP pours scorn over benefits plan which split Conservative Party
Keith Bryan, chief executive of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, joined colleagues in Birmingham in expressing “deep frustration” at the lack of investment in this region
David Bailey on the latest budget issued by Chancellor George Osborne.
Chamber wish list includes a new investment hub to support infrastructure and a plan for the visitor economy
Funding for West Midlands Police could be cut as part of the Government’s plan to change the way cash for forces is shared out across the country
A number of Birmingham's Labour MPs are calling for the UK to leave the European Union, while Tories in the wider West Midlands also back "Brexit"
Labour has begun to think about how it will choose a candidate for next year's West Midlands metro-mayor election, but jockeying behind the scenes is already underway
Property value growth in the region kept pace with the UK average, according to the Office for National Statistics, by reaching a new peak
Begbies Traynor’s Red Flag Alert from the last quarter of 2015 shows 4,320 businesses in Birmingham are facing “significant” financial distress
George Osborne hides shock move in smallprint of recent Spending Review meaning Regional Growth Fund will provide no further grants to the private sector
The Government has realised it needs to convince the Midlands it cares about more than the "Northern Powerhouse"
Business department cuts, along with the absence of over-arching industrial plans, are holding production firms back according to experts
The Unite union claims George Osborne should be doing more after Cadbury's US owners paid no corporation tax in this country last year
Cap on council tax funding for force lifted by the Home Secretary as she admits there will be real term cuts of around 1.3 per cent
Fresh concerns have arisen about “rabbit hutch” new builds after researchers found new homes being constructed in the region were smaller than anywhere in the UK outside the North East
Andrew Whitehead picks the key points out of the recent Autumn Statement from an environmental perspective
HS2 phase 2a between Birmingham and Crewe will open six years early, bringing an economic boost to the Midlands, the north and Scotland, says Chancellor George Osborne
The West Midlands could generate an extra £6.8 billion a year with a radical overhaul of business rates, a new report states
Two per cent council tax hike will be negligible for Birmingham as outgoing city council leader claims taxpayers will be forced to cough up more
The UK will move “out of the red and into the black” in 2019/20 with a slightly higher-than-expected £10.1 billion surplus