INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL REVIEW OF MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES

Always a difficult subject and one not to be taken lightly following the decision by the House of Commons to vote themselves a 10% pay rise earlier this year. The issue about Allowances for Councillors is sometimes complex. Should people get an allowance for a task they are willing to undertake? Should the allowance be … More INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL REVIEW OF MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES

Have your say on proposals on removing the cap on non-residential care charges from April 2017

As you may know, the Council introduced changes in April 2015 to the way we work out the contribution people make towards their non-residential costs. When the changes were introduced, this meant some people who had previously paid nothing had to pay something towards the cost of their care. Therefore, to help support those who had … More Have your say on proposals on removing the cap on non-residential care charges from April 2017

Birmingham and Solihull Sustainability and Transformation Plan

Health and social care organisations in Solihull have a long and strong track record of working closely together to make sure that our local health and social care services are as joined as possible so that Solihull residents are unable to see where one ends and the other starts. In the last couple of years … More Birmingham and Solihull Sustainability and Transformation Plan

WELLBEING CENTRE – Solihull

A little known gem in the borough is the Wellbeing Service provided through Solihull Community Housing (SCH). What some people may have thought, including myself, is that the service is for clients of SCH; This is not so. The full range of services provided can be viewed on their web pages via this link: https://www.solihullcommunityhousing.org.uk/Home/Tenants/SCHWellbeing/More WELLBEING CENTRE – Solihull

ARDEN CROSS – HS2

I have today received a document from Arden Cross which provides a timely update on the proposals for the High Speed 2 interchange area once the HS2 Bill receives its Royal Assent (at the end of this year) and subject to Solihull’s own Local Plan Review, also expected later this year/early 2018. You will see … More ARDEN CROSS – HS2