Julian Knight calls on Solihull Council to act now on Payday loans

“Sign up to new code of conduct and ban advertising”, Julian says at launch of new campaign.Julian Knight, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Solihull and campaigning consumer rights journalist, has called on Solihull Council to get tough on expensive payday lenders.

PM David Cameron backs Julian Knight's child safety online campaign

Prime Minister, David Cameron has given his backing to Solihull prospective MP, Julian Knight’s new campaign to protect the borough’s children online.Julian Knight, who lives in Olton, Solihull is a published e-author and newspaper editor and has written extensively on internet safety in the past.Now Julian has produced a handy guide for local schools, playgroups and Solihull’s parents to show them how to best protect their children from online dangers.  This guide is available free of charge. 

Local Estate Agent & Julian Knight hail “Help to Buy”

Julian Knight, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate and Money and Property Editor of the Independent has said that the launch of phase two of the government's “Help to Buy” scheme should "kick start the housing market in Solihull."

Shop in Shirley

Julian Knight, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Solihull and Olton resident, took to the till on Saturday at The Anchor Charity Shop on the Stratford Road in Shirley.Julian and his fiancé Philippa, volunteered to work in the shop to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Boys Brigade – the Anchor shop is the retail arm of the Boys Brigade. Julian also wanted to encourage people to come and Shop in Shirley, as part of an on-going campaign.

Julian delighted ambulance station to stay at Hermitage Road site

Julian Knight, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Solihull and walk-in centre campaigner, has welcomed the plans to continue to have an ambulance located at the Hermitage Road site in Solihull after redevelopment has taken place.Originally, it looked as if the site, which used to host up to four ambulances was going to be closed entirely. This would have left Silhillians potentially waiting longer for ambulances to arrive but with the promise of enhanced paramedic cover to compensate.

Nuisance bikers on Elmdon footpaths

Concerned Elmdon residents and campaigners have asked Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Julian Knight, for help fighting the scourge of nuisance bikers using local footpaths as their own private race tracks.Elmdon residents have reported that they have often had to duck to the side of paths in order to avoid being hit by youths on bicycles.  Some of the victims of this anti-social behaviour have been mothers with pushchairs.  Having investigated the menace and seen evidence of dangerous cycling, Julian Knight is calling for urgent action. 

JLR jobs for Solihull

The news that Jaguar Land Rover is to create a further 1,700 jobs in Solihull is testament to the hard work, skill and perseverance of the workers and management at the plant off Lode Lane. Many of us will remember back to 2008, in the depths of the recession, the workforce was shrinking along with the order books. Those were dark days. But what we have seen since is one of the biggest turnarounds in not just West Midlands but British business history. Jaguar Land Rover produces vehicles which thrill the motoring world and are wanted in the emerging economies of India and China. What's more, unlike some other manufacturers, Jaguar Land Rover is keeping its manufacturing base firmly in the UK.