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Building more homes in Britain

New figures show that the number of new homes being registered across the UK is at its highest level since 2007.By working closely with housebuilders, we’re ensuring that they have the skills n

Philip Seccombe welcomes Home Office announcement

Philip Seccombe, Conservative PCC candidate for Warwickshire has welcomed today’s announcement by the Home Office that Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England will be able to take responsibility for their local fire and rescue service.

Philip Seccombe welcomes fall in crime

Conservative Candidate for Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Seccombe, has welcomed news that crime has fallen by more than a quarter since 2010, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales.

Conservatives pick Les for police election

A Dudley Councillor has been picked by the Conservative Party as their candidate for West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner. Party activists in the region gave the nod to Les Jones, 60, following a special meeting at the Knowle Royal Britsh Legion Club in Solihull.

Philip and Prime Minister talk Warwickshire policing at Downing Street

Discussions have taken place at Downing Street about tackling crime and improving policing throughout Warwickshire. It follows a meeting arranged by Philip Seccombe, Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, and Prime Minister David Cameron at No 10.

MEP invites local police to share expertise on firearms

The West Midlands-based National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) is to participate in the current review into gun laws across Europe. Experts will give evidence to the EU rapporteur who is currently examining and amending proposed legislation announced in the aftermath of the Paris attacks in November.

McIntyre: New steel jobs blow means EU must act

Today's announcement by Tata Steel of more than 1,000 job losses in the UK must result in action from the EU which is already overdue, says Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre.