Two thirds of young people in the West Midlands are locked out of jobs...

Key statistics 63% of young people in the West Midlands don’t apply for certain jobs because they don’t think they’ll be seen as the ‘right’ kind of person for the role 32% say their ethnicity is a factor in securing a...

The Metro Mayor Elections: What are they, Who’s Running & What’s in their...

This May will mark the election of the inaugural West Midlands Metro Mayor, the head of the newly established West Midlands Combined Authority which will give powers to local leaders over everything from transport to business to regeneration, in...

Tom Watson Hits Out at Corbyn Supporters “Secret Plan” to Take Control of Labour

According to West Bromwich East MP and Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson, the  future of the Labour Party is at risk and that a number of leftist supporters have enacted a “secret plan” to overthrow the party. Watson said, “I...

Andy Street to unveil plans for West Midlands at Mumbai Street Food experience

Andy Street, the Conservative Candidate for the West Midlands Mayoralty, has just returned from Mumbai and Islamabad, a whistle-stop tour to talk about closer collaborations with the West Midlands. The former Managing Director of John Lewis, he has stepped down...

Indian film director Farhan Akhtar To Speak At London School Of Economic’s India Forum

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), is hosting twofold forums as part of the prestigious annual ‘LSE India Forum 2017’ (LIF), a leading forum in the UK involving keynote speeches and panel discussions on major economic, political...

Trump to visit Birmingham

In order to avoid public backlash, Donald Trump may move his state visit from London to Birmingham, a move that has incited fierce anger across the entire West Midlands region. Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has made his thoughts firmly clear...

British Pakistani Campaigners Appointed European Conservatives Advisors

Birmingham born Saqib Bhatti and Aftab Chughtai MBE, have been appointed Senior Policy advisers to the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, ACRE. This has been an effort to reach out and communicate with the Muslim communities and...

USA GETS TRUMPED

After a cataclysmic campaign that saw FBI investigations, sexual assault claims, smears and vitriol galore and a media frenzy focused on two insanely polarising characters, America has finally decided on its new 45th President: Donald Trump. The world watched on...

The “Scourge on Social Mobility” aka Unpaid Internships Might Soon be Banned

This Friday will see MP’s debate over whether unpaid internships should be banned, with interns receiving the minimum wage instead. Tory MP Alec Shelbrook, the bill’s sponsor, termed unpaid internships a "scourge on social mobility" as they unfairly favour...

Female Parliament Members Suffer Widespread Abuse and Threats of Violence

A study by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) has revealed widespread abuse, violence and sexual harassment towards female parliamentary members around the world. 55 female MP’s took part in the survey, representing parliaments around the globe. More than 80% of...