Opinions

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 27/04/18

JLR is one of our town’s most important employers, and as one of Britain’s major manufacturers they have helped to establish Solihull’s reputation as an exporting down with a global reputation.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 19/04/18

I am hugely concerned by the disturbing news that Jaguar Land Rover, one of Solihull’s most important employers, plans to lay off a thousand staff from its Lode Lane plant.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 30/03/18

I do what I can to use my position here in Westminster to support charitable and volunteer groups, and last week it was my pleasure to host and sponsor a Parliamentary reception for myLotto24.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 29/03/18

This week’s announcement that our local Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) is to merge with University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) Trust, after months of hard work, is hugely welcome.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 16/03/18

Last week, I was invited to give a talk at the Royal College of Defence Studies in London. This is part of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and offers senior military officers and civil servants – as well as overseas attendees – instruction in defence and international security matters.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary 08/03/18

This week I have stepped up my campaign against plans by David Jamieson, Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), to close Solihull Police Station.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 02/02/18

My top priority this week has been fighting plans by David Jamieson, Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the West Midlands, to close Solihull Police Station.