MP to meet charity over town centre fears

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is set to meet with charity representatives to discuss fears that the new Solihull Gateway project will create access problems for blind people.

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Solihull student wins Parliament’s national film competition

A film created by student Kerri Donohoe from Solihull was named as the 2014 winner of the Secondary: Film category in Parliament Education Service's national film competition,Lights, Camera, Parliament!

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Burt calls for ‘dementia-friendly’ bus service

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is calling for bus drivers in Solihull and Greater Birmingham to receive dementia-awareness training to create a 'dementia-friendly' service.

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Burt debates Solihull dementia care in Commons

Local Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has questioned the Secretary of State for Health about the future of Solihull dementia care in the House of Commons.

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MP backs Sixth Form College petition for funding review

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is backing a petition run by students at the Sixth Form College, Solihull, calling on the Education Secretary to review funding for sixth form education providers.

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More money for apprenticeships in Solihull

Businesses and workers in Solihull are set to benefit from more money from the government to support apprenticeships.

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Burt slams ‘rip off’ England shirts

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has given voice to public disgust over the £90 price tag on the new England football strip. A slightly cheaper version is available for children, but Mrs Burt remains unimpressed.

 

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Burt welcomes ‘partial U-turn’ on Shirley Library

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has welcomed a 'partial U-turn' by the council over plans to mothball 45% of Shirley Library's books.

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Government cash boost for Solihull manufacturing

The government is considering extra funding for advanced manufacturing in Solihull and Greater Birmingham, following a question in the House of Commons from local MP Lorely Burt.

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MP and comedian pledge for Marie Curie appeal

Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has made a joint pledge with impressionist and comedian Jon Culshaw to support Marie Curie Cancer Care's Great Daffodil Appeal.

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