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Thank You!

Lorely Burt - Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull

Lorely outside Parliament

Lorely is a strong voice for Solihull in Parliament

Thank you so much for re-electing me as MP for Solihull. It continues to be huge honour and privilege to represent local people in Parliament.

Whether or not you voted for me, I am your MP and I am here to help when you need me. I hold weekly advice surgeries and you will find details of how to contact me on this site.

Solihull is a wonderful place to live and work and I will do my very best to stand up and fight for local people in Parliament.

Best wishes,

Lorely Burt MP

Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull

Recent updates

  • Article: Jul 17, 2014

    West Midlands Ambulance Service and Heart of England Foundation Trust have agreed costs to base Double-Crewed Ambulances in Solihull Hospital.

    After several months of negotiations the Chief Executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service wrote to local MP Lorely Burt to confirm that a financial agreement had been reached at a 'revised cost'.

  • Solihull Gateway petition
    Article: Jul 15, 2014

    Plans to axe two pedestrian crossings at the Solihull Gateway project have been given the red light following action by local MP Lorely Burt and charity campaigners from RNIB and Guide Dogs.

    Local campaigners fear removing the crossings would badly impact on blind and partially sighted people shopping in the town centre. Council officers have acknowledged that they need to consult more widely before the project can go ahead.

  • Article: Jul 14, 2014

    Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has praised Solihull College in the House of Commons during Deputy Prime Minister's Question Time.

    In a question to the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Mrs Burt applauded Solihull College for its work delivering skills and welcomed news that the government will provide funding for an aviation engineering training centre at Solihull College as part of its Growth Deal with Greater Birmingham and Solihull.

  • Get Girls Coding at Coppice Junior School
    Article: Jul 14, 2014

    Three girls from Coppice Junior School taught their local MP how to code at the Girls Get Coding event in the Houses of Parliament.

    Hannah, Kya and Anushka, all Year 4, taught MP Lorely Burt some of the latest tricks in computer coding at the event, organised by the Parliamentary Internet, Communications and Technology Forum.

  • STANDING UP FOR SOLIHULL MANUFACTURING: Lorely in the House of Commons is making the case for investment in our area
    Article: Jul 7, 2014

    The government will fund an Advanced Manufacturing Hub for Greater Birmingham and Solihull following a call in Parliament by local MP Lorely Burt.

    Cabinet Office Minister Greg Clark agreed to consider providing funding in response to a question in the Commons Chamber by Mrs Burt in March.

    The government's new Local Growth Deal with Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership commits £2 million of government money to support a 20-hectare Advanced Manufacturing Hub.

  • Article: Jul 7, 2014

    Solihull will benefit from better local transport and an aviation engineering centre at Solihull College, thanks to the Local Growth Deal announced by the government.

    The £357 million deal includes:

    • £2 million for an Aviation Engineering Training Centre at Solihull College, providing training for 145 people and creating six jobs
    • £50 million to improve the A45 link between Birmingham City Centre and Birmingham International Airport
    • £2.7 million to improve highways - 11 projects in Solihull and seven in Birmingham - creating 198 jobs
    • £10 million to improve Birmingham Snow Hill Station, which links to Solihull Station and Olton Station
  • STANDING UP FOR SOLIHULL MANUFACTURING: Lorely in the House of Commons is making the case for investment in our area
    Article: Jul 7, 2014

    Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt is backing a call by over 100 MPs for a debate in the House of Commons on hospital car parking charges.

    Mrs Burt has officially lent her support to a call for a General Debate in the Main Chamber of the House of Commons.

    An application has been made to the Backbench Business Committee for a 90-minute debate, which Mrs Burt hopes will take place no later than September this year.

  • Article: Jul 7, 2014

    NEARLY 3,000 carers in Solihull would receive a bonus worth up to £250 a year under a Liberal Democrat government, it has been announced.

    The no-strings-attached Carer's Bonus would help more than one million people who look after disabled loved ones.

    The annual payment would help full-time carers get a bit of extra help and recognises the invaluable contribution they make to society.

  • KFC protest
    Article: Jul 7, 2014

    Solihull Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt has attacked a decision to allow on appeal a new Kentucky Fried Chicken fast-food store on Stratford Road.

    Following a campaign by residents and local Lib Dem activists, council officers rejected the proposal, but it has now been overturned on appeal.

    Mrs Burt said, "The decision to approve this new KFC on appeal is a kick in the teeth for local residents who fought hard to get it stopped.

  • Lorely with Dean Jenkins WMAS area manager
    Article: Jun 7, 2014

    Double-Crewed Ambulances are set to return to Solihull this August.

    Double-Crewed Ambulances were withdrawn from Solihull last year and have since been operating from a base in Erdington, but ambulance managers agreed to return them following a campaign by MP Lorely Burt.

    The ambulances were due to return in January. However, the old ambulance station on Hermitage Road has been closed so a new site is needed. Negotiations with Heart of England Foundation Trust to base ambulances in Solihull Hospital are still ongoing.

Over the summer Lorely and volunteers have been knocking on doors through out Solihull trying to find out what matters most to you.

Unfortunately they haven't been able to knock on every door. This is your chance to have your say on the issues that are improtant to you - regardless of who you vote for at election time.

Please take a couple of minutes to fill in the survey as your answers help Lorely to work more effectivley on your behalf.

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