Opinions

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 21/02/19

This week Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee, on which I sit, published a damning new report into the role of social media in British society.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 14/02/19

Ever since I was first elected to represent Solihull in Parliament, one of people’s top local concerns has been the impact of unauthorised traveller encampments on our community.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 07/02/19

One of the things which makes Solihull distinctive are the independent shops on our high streets – and I have always tried to do my bit to support them.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 31/01/19

This month, West Midlands Police have been making a concerted effort to tackle so-called ‘county lines’ crime. ‘County lines’ refers to when criminal gangs smuggle drugs (and other illegal goods) between different parts of the country.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 17/01/19

This week saw an important step forwards for the future of car-making in Solihull. Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands, has joined forces with Greg Clark, the Secretary of State for Business, to launch the Jaguar Land Rover Development Partnership.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 17/01/19

Here in Solihull we are very lucky to have so many excellent schools – and fresh figures released by the Department for Education show that they are only getting better.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 10/01/19

As many of you will know, one of my top priorities since first being returned to represent Solihull in 2015 has been standing up for our local police services.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 03/01/19

The New Year is very often a time for reflection, and politics is no exception. It gives me the opportunity to look back at the work I’ve done in the previous 12 months – and how I can best carry it forward in 2019.