Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

£1.5 billion needed to sort out Labour’s PFI mess

by Ian Shires on 7 February, 2012

Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By NewsHound | Published 6th February 2012 – 1:54 pm The Guardian reports: Seven hospital trusts struggling with crippling private finance initiative debts are to receive £1.5bn in emergency funding from the government to help them avoid cutting patient services to pay their bills. The Department of Health is making the £1.5bn available […]

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Off to Planning Tonight

by Ian Shires on 2 February, 2012

I’m off to Walsall’s planning committee meeting tonight to speak in support of local residents to get the committee to refuse planning permission for yet another drinks outlet in New Invention; this time at the corner of Baynton Road with Essington Road. Hopefully it shouldn’t be too difficult a job. The local police support refusal, […]

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Paul Burstow MP writes… Let’s talk about poo

by Ian Shires on 1 February, 2012

Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Paul Burstow MP | Published 31st January 2012 – 2:24 pm I never really thought I’d be giving interviews on the topic of poo, but that’s exactly what I was doing yesterday. It’s all part of a drive to encourage more people than ever before to spot the signs of bowel cancer. […]

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