Unacceptable restrictions on Romanian and Bulgarian students

Recently, I have received casework from a number of my constituents regarding the unacceptable restrictions placed on Romanian and Bulgarian students.

I have always opposed the limitations on Romania and Bulgaria from the start and am on the record as saying this

Bennion hails tax cut for 2 million across West Midlands region

The announcement of a further reduction in income tax is 'an unexpected extra step' towards a Lib Dem tax cut plan first proposed by the West Midlands MEP Phil Bennion.

Phil Bennion persuaded Vince Cable to back the £10,000 threshold to cut taxes for the low paid before the last election

Phil Bennion chosen to head Lib Dem team for 2014

West Midlands Liberal Democrat Euro MP Phil Bennion has thanked party members after being reselected to head the party's regional list of candidates for the next European Elections in 2014.

The West Midlands Lib Dem team for 2014: from left Ayoub Khan, Christine Tinker, Phil Bennion MEP, Jonathan Webber, Joanna Corbin, Tim Bearder and Neville Farmer After a postal ballot of over 2,000 members conducted by the Electoral Reform Society, Dr Bennion received over 62 per cent of first preference votes to take the top slot in the party's list of seven MEP candidates for the elections

EU Commission approves £530 million for rural broadband after lobbying by Lib Dem MEPs

West Midlands Lib Dem MEP Phil Bennion has welcomed 'state aid rules' approval by the EU for a plan to unlock millions of pounds of superfast and improved broadband investment across counties in the West Midlands region.

Phil Bennion and Solihull MP Lorely Burt say better broadband is vital for business growth The decision on whether to approve the coalition government's £530 million package of assistance had been delayed by legal wrangles, but the green light has now been given, after vigorous lobbying behind the scenes by Lib Dem MEPs

Euro MP backs growing petition against Ross Community Hospital cuts

Herefordshire Phil Bennion MEP with Herefordshire Lib Dems campaigning to keep open the Minor Injuries Unit at Ross-on-Wye Lib Dem MEP Phillip Bennion is backing a growing campaign against cuts to the Minor Injuries Unit at Ross Community Hospital.

Dr Bennion is the latest person to add his name to a petition urging Herefordshire Council's Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee to examine the reduction in opening hours at Ross Community Hospital, which was taken without any public consultation 'on clinical grounds

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