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Regional Affairs

Jess Phillips, the newly elected MP for Yardley

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

Commons publishes allowances and interests

Liam Byrne vows sit-in if HS2 railroads deal to use land for jobs

MP Liam Byrne
Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has condemned HS2 Ltd for failing to listen to the concerns of Birmingham City Council and MPs.

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms
Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Friends of the Earth launches bid for Birmingham zero waste strategy

Friends of the Earth in Birmingham wants to see everything, including garden waste, recycled
Campaign group is lobbying the city council to adopt a more hard-line approach to waste recycling

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

Entrance view of completed hospital
Healthcare company eyes 'plot 5' of former BBC site which is set to become hub of medical and life sciences in the city

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MP Liam Byrne

Liam Byrne vows sit-in if HS2 railroads deal to use land for jobs

Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has condemned HS2 Ltd for failing to listen to the concerns of Birmingham City Council and MPs.

Bike giveaway: Council cabinet member for sustainability Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward of Raleigh

Off yer bike: West Midlands among lowest numbers of UK cyclists, with Birmingham in decline

City council argues Birmingham Cycle Revolution, which is seeing £60 million invested in ‘bike-friendly’ initiatives over six years to 2018, will see decline reversed

This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Birmingham City Council

Public services in Birmingham are in decline, but is improvement on the way?

The city council's annual performance report threw up the sad fact that 62 per cent of key targets were missed in 2014/15 - Neil Elkes looks at the issues

David Cameron believes British Muslims have an extremism problem

David Cameron believes ideas which can encourage violence - such as opposition to democracy - are sometimes tolerated in British Muslim communities

Videos & Photos

Entrance view of completed hospital

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

A move by traders from the Birmingham Wholesale Markets site is a step closer

Birmingham Wholesale Markets vision a step nearer

Peter Salmon, director of BBC England

BBC chief Peter Salmon outlines expansion plans - for the North

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor