The latest attempt to build on the Green Belt around Wolverhampton is totally unnecessary.
Barratt Homes have revealed they want to build potentially 600 homes on Green Belt land at Pennwood in Wolverhampton, describing the cherished site as a “long-term opportunity”.
Coventry’s threatened green belt can be protected if council chiefs review a flawed plan that is making it too easy for developers to build on open spaces.
I am backing plans by Solihull Council to build more than 1000 town centre homes – saying it will help ‘future proof’ the town centre while easing pressure on the cherished green belt.
Millions of pounds worth of investment will help Solihull bounce back after the pandemic.
This will deliver a massive transport and housing hub, which will bring quality jobs to Solihull – and help protect the green belt.
I will continue to win Government funding to deliver my ‘brownfield first’ policy across the Black Country – to protect key parts of the Green Belt, especially around the Halesowen, Stourbridge and Sedgley areas.
Meeting the needs of local people and families in the West Midlands is a major challenge.
However, progress is being made with record regional housebuilding with 9483 homes being built in the region last year.
The whole of West Bromwich can celebrate the demolition of a notorious ‘blot on the landscape’ in the town centre - which could kickstart more investment, jobs and opportunities.
I am urging Great Barr residents to sign a petition which aims to protect local Green Belt and open spaces from being developed.
I have been campaigning to ensure that derelict and disused ‘brownfield’ sites are targeted for development before cherished Green Belt.
There should be no need to build any homes on Green Belt land in Aldridge until 2031 – and that goes for the rest of the Black Country too.
I am campaigning to ensure that derelict and disused ‘brownfield’ sites are targeted for development before cherished Green Belt.
I would like to share my thoughts on perhaps the most difficult issue we face in Balsall Common and Solihull – the Green Belt.