Sion Simon has today launched his West Midlands Mayoral bid with Tom Watson, the MP and deputy leader of the Labour Party.
He has spoken to around 150 people from across the West Midlands.
Paul Farrelly, the Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, told ITV Central's political programme Central Lobby.Read the full story ›
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is set to contest the Stoke Central by-election later this year according to ITV Central's Political CorrespondentRead the full story ›
Our political correspondent Alison Mackenzie has been given some inside information on the next potential candidate to fill the Stoke-on-Trent Central seat.
It suggests that if UKIP Leader Paul Nuttall does not become the Ukip candidate for the Stoke-on-Trent Central seat, Ukip West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge could be.
It comes after Labour's Tristram Hunt stood down last week to take up the role of director at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy said he won’t be “raising the white flag of surrender” when it comes to spending cuts.Read the full story ›
Amber Rudd set out a number of possible measures to reduce immigration during the address in Birmingham in October.Read the full story ›
Proposals to introduce charges for people taking building and demolition waste to recycling centres in Derbyshire will be considered today.Read the full story ›
The former prime minister had to be reminded to pay her poll tax - one of her flagship policies which later became her downfall.Read the full story ›