Medium Term Financial Strategy – Solihull

Please find here the link to the borough’s Medium Term Financial Plan 2014 – 2017. Budget_book_2014-15_-_2016-17 The plan allows for a transparent plan as to how Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council will set out its income and spending over the next three years.  For instance, based on projected income council tax is forecast to rise 2% next … More Medium Term Financial Strategy – Solihull

BETTING SHOPS – A need to rewire licensing

Following on from the successful planning application for a betting shop on Main Street, Dickens Heath I have looked at a few issues; readers may wish to view the post on my website of 23 February Notwithstanding reasons for objection from residents and two speakers (one a ward councillor, the other a former councillor) … More BETTING SHOPS – A need to rewire licensing


This is the theme of this evenings debate at Full Council. A special Full Council meeting has been arranged for all councillors to engage in a campaign that has been put forward by the Local Government Association (LGA). The LGA website (    briefing explains the campaign as ; ‘Rewiring Public Services is an ambitious campaign which provides much-needed … More REWIRING PUBLIC SERVICES