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Local MP welcomes social care funding boost

Julian Knight MP has welcomed the Government’s decision to release £240 million of additional funding for local authorities to spend on adult social care – which will include £870,356 earmarked for Solihull Council.

Knight backs calls to ban eating dog meat

Julian Knight MP has offered his support to calls to ban the consumption of dog meat in the United Kingdom as an example to the rest of the world.

Local MP calls for reform to MPs’ oath

Julian Knight MP has called for new MPs to receive extensive, compulsory training in how to run and office and manage their team – and for their oath of office to include a pledge to respect staff.

Parties unite over Green party courting BNP votes

Julian Knight MP has joined Labour in condemning Green Councillor, Chris Williams’ DIY guide to trick and attract BNP voters into supporting the Greens, and is calling on the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party to distance themselves from the remarks.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 12/10/18

One of the things which has really struck me about politics is something I first learned as a journalist: how vitally important it is to translate abstract facts and statistics into meaningful stories.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 04/10/18

In my previous career as a consumer rights and personal finance journalist, a big part of my job was making economic stories interesting and accessible to everybody.