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Ten key facts about the value of goods exported from the West Midlands

New official statistics show the value of exports from the different places in the West Midlands.

West Midlands 30 year Rail Strategy published

The West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) has published its draft strategy for investment in the future of the region’s rail services.

Hancock announces £240m to stop winter bed-blocking

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock is to announce a £240m package of social care funding to ease pressure on the NHS over the winter months.

New balance

Council and central government workforces reach record levels; and a look at changes in council spending on disadvantage.

Consultations and inquiries

Consultations on shale gas planning, social housing rents, river basin plans, inquiries into active travel and the impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care.

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Blog Articles by Andy Begley, Co-Chair of WM ADASS and Director of Adult Social Care and Housing, Shropshire Council