It was a great pleasure to welcome pupils from Hodge Hill Sports and Enterprise College to Parliament today. They enjoyed a fascinating tour of the Palace of Westminster and then spent 20 minutes grilling me with their best questions.
I am dismayed by government plans to cut school budgets in Hodge Hill by a total of over £13.7 million between now and 2020. Following the publication of the Government’s consultation on the proposed National Funding Formula, I learned that the Education Secretary is seeking to cut primary school budgets in Hodge Hill by an […]
Residents identified the fight against crime and drugs, improving the NHS and employment for younger people as their top local priorities. Washwood Heath, Shard End and Bordesley Green wards requested that their residents’ meeting address the issue of crime and drugs. Respondents from Bordesley Green requested a meeting on street cleaning. When asked if drugs […]
In response to rumours in the Telegraph that Donald Trump’s UK visit will be moved to the Midlands and Birmingham, I decided to set up a petition calling on the PM and Birmingham City Council to halt his visit. Earlier today, I spoke with the Birmingham Mail about how the Government may be planning to […]