Daily Archives: 06/11/2011

MP’s Visit HS1 to Investigate Impact

Tamworth’s MP, Christopher Pincher, together with Dan Byles, MP for North Warwickshire, spent last Monday morning in Kent at the HS1 railway line to see for themselves the impact of high-speed rail on the local environment. They spent half an … Continue reading

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Undemocratic European Parliament

The truth is out; the EU has the most undemocratic Parliament around. Not only are MEP’s elected proportionately, when an MEP leaves the European Parliament before the four yearly election, there is not a by-election, the position is automatically taken … Continue reading

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Tempting Items Left on Display for Thieves

Wallets, cash, handbags and laptops are among the items left carelessly on display in Tamworth cars, police have revealed. This week, as part of ‘Operation Habit’ police officers and street wardens have been carrying out extra patrols in the town’s … Continue reading

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MEP To Stand Down

West Midlands MEP Liz Lynne is to stand down in February. Liberal Democrat Ms Lynne said the “time is right” to move on after more than 12 years representing the region in the European Parliament. She made her announcement at … Continue reading

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100,000 jobs on target

The chairman of one of the West Midlands’ Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) says the body is on course is to create 100,000 jobs by 2020. The Birmingham and Solihull LEP is one of 38 created last year across England aimed … Continue reading

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