Month: May 2015

2015 Election Results

Apologies for the relative silence since the election but we’ve been really busy supporting our new councillors, dealing with masses of correspondence, welcoming new members and planning upcoming campaigns. We were of course disappointed to have come out of the election with no MPs

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EU Directive forces closure of Ironbridge power station by the end of 2015

Ironbridge power station will close by the end of this year with the loss of over 100 jobs thanks to an EU directive. The EU Large Combustion Plant Directive requires the closure of Ironbridge B and other similar power stations across

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Today is the day we make history

This is the most important, unpredictable election in living memory. The polls show that neither the Conservatives nor Labour can win a majority so UKIP, as the next biggest party in the polls, could have an important part to play

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Nigel Hastilow says vote for someone you don’t want to stop someone else you don’t want from winning

Nigel Hastilow, political columnist for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star and former Conservative candidate for Halesowen & Rowley Regis, has taken the unusual step of explaining why he’s going to vote for a political party he doesn’t want to win. He

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Transport and Planning & Environment Policies

We launched our local manifesto a couple of weeks ago and the feedback we’ve had has been fantastic. The Conservatives and Labour threw together a few pages of bullet points with some pictures and called it a manifesto but we went

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