Local News

Eddie & Andy delivering a new station for Willenhall

Reopening the Walsall to Wolverhampton railway line is a key transport pledge I made during the election so I was delighted to welcome the Transport Secretary to Willenhall today to announce it's going to happen.

Eddie meets with new Police Commander to discuss crime

It was great to meet with Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons to pass on recent concerns about crime in Willenhall & Bloxwich and discuss how we can work together. Andy grew up in New Invention / Walsall and returned on 2 January as the Commander on Walsall Neighbourhood Policing Unit.

Evening and weekend GP appointments welcomed by Eddie

As part of the Government’s ambitions for a seven day NHS, Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North residents are being encouraged to use a new service that allows them to book GP appointments during the weekend. I welcome this change. *

Eddie on BBC Sunday Politics

Eddie recently appeared on the BBC Sunday Politics where he discussed whether Councils should be investing in shopping centres or public services.

Eddie raises Carillion concerns with Business Minister

Earlier this week I followed up my Carillion letter with a meeting with the Business Minister to discuss my concerns. I raised concerns about employees worried about uncertainty, and particularly sub contractors and self employed who did business with Carillion.

Eddie calls for fairer West Midlands Police funding

Concerned residents from Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North have written to Eddie about recent crime in the area. Eddie shares their concerns so here's three things he's been doing to fight for local people:

Eddie marks Remembrance Sunday

Eddie today joined residents in Bloxwich to mark Remembrance Sunday, as services were also held in Willenhall and Short Heath.