Prominent Sikh Preet Gill Elected as Edgbaston Labour MP

Preet Gill has been chosen at Birmingham’s Labour candidate for the Edgbaston seat in the upcoming 2017 General Election. The Sandwell councillor is to replace the former Labour MP, Gisela Stuart, who stood down. Gill, 44, is currently Sandwell's Cabinet...

First Sikh MP To Wear Turban in the Commons

Tan Dhesi has received praise for being the first Sikh MP to wear a turban in the House of Commons. The 38-year-old’s successful election in Slough was celebrated by the local Asian community and even as far as his...

2017 West Midlands Mayoral Election Debate

The Hindu Forum in Walsall are holding a debate with all six candidates standing to become the next West Midlands Mayor. The debate will allow all six candidates to present their argument why they should become elected as the next...

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...