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West Midlands Combined Authority - Mayor for the West Midlands Election
Information - Election of Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority - 4th May 2017
Please find below Mayoral Election Information that should be sent out to all registered electors throughout the West Midlands Combined Authority region.
Birmingham - Coventry - Dudley - Sandwell - Solihull - Walsall - Wolverhampton
The booklet and information must be sent to all electors by law and includes information about this election, and an election address from each of the candidates who wish to be included. As such a household may receive more than one copy.
Further details regarding the election can be found at:
Britain votes to leave the European Union
The UK has voted to leave the EU - a process that has come to be known as Brexit. Here is what is likely to happen next.
At exactly 06:00 BST it was confirmed that the UK had voted to leave the European Union. The first thing to stress is that the UK will not leave immediately. The UK will still be a member of the European Union at this stage. The process of leaving will begin, however.
Blowing the whistle - Whistle Blowing 'making a disclosure in the public interest'
Blowing the whistle is more formally known as 'making a disclosure in the public interest'. It is important you can do so knowing that you are protected from losing your job and/ or being victimised as a result of what you have uncovered and made public.
Having had more information sent to us regarding various issues and problems in Local Government and NHS, we have decided to provide a platform for exactly this type of reporting to be available to anyone who wishes to use it.
Please read more...
Speeding graduate who lied to police in bid to avoid three points on licence
A university graduate has been jailed after lying to police over a speeding fine, all to avoid three points on her licence.
Ayesha Ahmed, was caught speeding in her BMW twice inside five minutes by the same mobile camera parked in St Peter’s Road, close to her Netherton home.
But rather than accept a driver awareness course, a fine and three-points on her licence she paid £450 to a man who claimed he could exploit a 'legal loophole' that would enable her to escape punishment.
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