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Prime Minister urged to support regional airport expansion

Business and political leaders from across West Midlands signed letter to Theresa May ahead of landmark decision on whether to expand airport capacity in the South East

Birmingham MPs have joined the tidalwave of calls for Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn is 'leading Labour off a cliff' says Birmingham MP

Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe joins chorus of voices from within Labour Party calling for left wing leader to stand down

'Now or never' for BBC Birmingham

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Government warned to step up and invest in Birmingham and the Midlands just days head of white paper's publication

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

Hammond: Quitting EU will damage car industry in the Midlands

The Foreign Secretary tells Jonathan Walker that the stakes are too high to consider leaving Europe

Bournville Village Trust.

Right to Buy could wreck unique Cadbury legacy in Bournville

Bournville Village Trust: Social housing is not Government's to sell.

More calls for the BBC Charter renewal to increase investment in the Midlands

'Time to end the silence' on future of BBC Midlands

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MP Steve McCabe demands answers in regional funding row as BBC Charter renewal debate continues

Steve McCabe MP is trying to introduce a new law to protect homeowners

Support for Steve McCabe's rogue landlord Bill

House of Commons will hear today about proposed new law designed to protect residents against dodgy landlords and cowboy builders

Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe addresses residents about his plans to crack down on rogue developers and landlords

Selly Oak residents back MP's bid to crackdown on rogue developers

Labour MP Steve McCabe is trying to push through a Bill to give local councils more powers to clamp down on cowboy builders and unscrupulous landlords

Head of BBC Birmingham Joe Godwin at The Mailbox

BBC under fire ahead of director-general's Birmingham visit

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Tony Hall is in the city today to laud the corporation's presence here but Birmingham MP demands more investment in the Midlands

A rally about the living wage at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham criticised for not paying living wage

According to Unison, catering, cleaning and library learning support assistants earn below the living wage at the university

Gerard and Christine White's home was a high-profile case in the city of a developer ignoring planning laws

Steve McCabe steps up mission to tackle rogue developers

Selly Oak MP wants to hear example of unsafe development and cowboy builders as he attempts to increase enforcement of existing planning laws

Steve McCabe MP wants to see new laws introduced to battle rogue landlords

MP Steve McCabe calls for new rogue landlords law

Selly Oak politician says he wants to see a change in the law which will stop builders and landlords flouting planning regulations

Theresa May is under fire over her comments on immigration

Theresa May under fire over immigration comments

Birmingham MP Steve McCabe slams the Home Secretary as she claims immigrants have stolen thousands of jobs across the UK

Midlands 'should be like Scotland or Wales' for BBC

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MPs have urged the BBC to make the Midlands its principal focus after ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland teamed up to negotiate the new charter

2,800 new places 'created in failing schools' by city

Supporters of the Government's controversial free schools policy have accused Birmingham City Council of creating 2,800 new primary places at failing schools in the city

Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn began the Labour leadership campaign as an outsider but could end up winning

The fear and anger of Labour MPs as they realise Jeremy Corbyn might win

His supporters use the slogan Jez We Can - but some Labour MPs fear their party is doomed if Jeremy Corbyn becomes their new leader

Lord Whitby of Harborne has defended his expenses claim in the House of Lords

Former council boss Lord Whitby claimed £15,300 for three speeches

Mike Whitby, who led Birmingham City Council for eight years, defends his output saying not all work is done in the public glare of the chamber

Jess Phillips, the newly elected MP for Yardley

Region's MPs keep it in the family as claims revealed

Commons publishes allowances and interests

The home in Tiverton Road, Selly Oak

Selly Oak traffic congestion and student houses need to be tackled say residents

Residents calling for measures to stem tide of student houses and solve traffic and parking problmes as a new Selly Oak planning policy is set be adopted by Birmingham City Council

The BBC's Broadcasting House in London

Government makes charter renewal pledge after MPs hit out at BBC Midland spend

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More than 20 MPs turned out at a special debate in Parliament over BBC spending levels in the Midlands and the East


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