Monthly Archives: December 2009

Sports And Leisure Update

With a bank holiday tomorrow, it’s a good chance to enjoy some of the leisure facilities which Edgbaston has to offer – a walk in the Woodgate Valley Country Park perhaps, or a trip to the Botanical Gardens. As the … Continue reading

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Hospital Parking Charges

It was very interesting to read in yesterday’s Birmingham Mail that a FOI request by the newspaper has revealed that the UHB NHS Foundation Trust raked in £1.93 million from parking charges in 2007-08, and £1.95 million the next year. … Continue reading

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Update On Partnership Working With The Police

The third of my end of year round ups can be viewed on the News section of the website today and deals with how I have worked with our local police and the constituency community safety officer starting way back in … Continue reading

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Health Round Up

Today I have published the second of my end of year round ups – this time on the subject of health. Edgbaston’s new hospital was on the drawing board when I first became a Councillor for the ward in 1999. … Continue reading

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End Of Year Round Ups

It’s now almost six and a quarter years since Edgbaston Conservative Association first chose me to be their Parliamentary Candidate.  Eight months after that, in June 2004, a Conservative-led administration took over Birmingham after 20 years of Labour rule. A … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! This blog will resume on Dec 27th!

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Meeting Hears The True Cost Of The New Library

Some politicians may have already gone on holiday, but the members of Birmingham’s Co-ordinating O & S Committee (which includes me) were in work today for a special meeting to discuss a Labour request for a Call in – on the … Continue reading

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