Metropolitan Borough of Solihull

What is Metropolitan Borough of Solihull known for?


largest local

; and is the largest local nature


special architectural

;area of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance". Solihull Council Web site Its population in the 2001 census was 1,787.


small

of the United Kingdom Category:Local government districts of the West Midlands (region) The West Midlands comprises the shire counties of (1) Staffordshire, (2) Warwickshire and (3) Worcestershire (with their respective districts), the unitary counties of (4) Herefordshire and (5) Shropshire, the metropolitan boroughs of (6)<

; small Birmingham, (7) Coventry, (8) Dudley (Metropolitan Borough of Dudley), (9) Sandwell, (10) Solihull (Metropolitan Borough of Solihull), (11) Walsall (Metropolitan Borough of Walsall) and (12) Wolverhampton, and the unitary boroughs of (13) Stoke-on-Trent and (14)<

; small Telford and Wrekin. The East Midlands comprises the shire counties of (15) Derbyshire, (16) Leicestershire, (17) Lincolnshire, (18) Northamptonshire and (19) Nottinghamshire (with their respective districts), the unitary county of (20) Rutland, and the unitary boroughs of (21)<


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Council election, 2011 2011 election The Conservative Party has had a majority on the council. At the 2014 election (Solihull Council election, 2014) to the council, the following members were returned: class "wikitable&quot; !Year !! Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) !! Liberal Democrat (Liberal Democrats (UK)) !! Labour (Labour Party (UK)) !! Green (Green Party of England and Wales) !! Independent (Independent (politician)) - 2011 29 8 2 10 1

of Solihull at current basic prices published (pp.&nbsp;240–253) by ''Office for National Statistics'' with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling. class "wikitable&quot; - ! Year Regional Gross Value Added - 1995 '''1,929''' 12 496 1,421 - 2000 '''2,959''' 8 870 2,082 - 2003 '''4,023


conservative liberal

Council election, 2011 2011 election The Conservative Party has had a majority on the council. At the 2014 election (Solihull Council election, 2014) to the council, the following members were returned: class "wikitable" !Year !! Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) !! Liberal Democrat (Liberal Democrats (UK)) !! Labour (Labour Party (UK)) !! Green (Green Party of England and Wales) !! Independent (Independent (politician)) - 2011 29 8 2 10 1


walsall

; small Birmingham, (7) Coventry, (8) Dudley (Metropolitan Borough of Dudley), (9) Sandwell, (10) Solihull (Metropolitan Borough of Solihull), (11) Walsall (Metropolitan Borough of Walsall) and (12) Wolverhampton, and the unitary boroughs of (13) Stoke-on-Trent and (14)<

, Sandwell (Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell), Solihull (Metropolitan Borough of Solihull), Walsall (Metropolitan Borough of Walsall) - The West Midlands comprises the shire counties of (1) Staffordshire, (2) Warwickshire and (3) Worcestershire (with their respective districts), the unitary counties of (4) Herefordshire and (5) Shropshire

, the metropolitan boroughs of (6) Birmingham, (7) Coventry, (8) Dudley (Metropolitan Borough of Dudley), (9) Sandwell, (10) Solihull (Metropolitan Borough of Solihull), (11) Walsall (Metropolitan Borough of Walsall) and (12) Wolverhampton, and the unitary boroughs of (13)<


year conservative

Council election, 2011 2011 election The Conservative Party has had a majority on the council. At the 2014 election (Solihull Council election, 2014) to the council, the following members were returned: class "wikitable" !Year !! Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) !! Liberal Democrat (Liberal Democrats (UK)) !! Labour (Labour Party (UK)) !! Green (Green Party of England and Wales) !! Independent (Independent (politician)) - 2011 29 8 2 10 1


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of Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Fordbridge, Kingshurst, Marston Green and Smith's Wood. In the south are the towns of Solihull and Shirley (Shirley, West Midlands). Since 2011, Solihull has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham (Birmingham City Council), Bromsgrove (Bromsgrove District), Cannock Chase (Cannock Chase District), East Staffordshire, Lichfield

by the merger of the Solihull County Borough and most of the Meriden Rural District, which forms the main rural part of the borough and county. It included Balsall Common, Barston, Berkswell, Bickenhill, Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Elmdon, Fordbridge, Hampton in Arden, Hockley Heath, Kingshurst, Knowle, Marston Green, Meriden, Olton, Smiths Wood, Solihull, Shirley and Temple Balsall. In 1986 the Solihull borough effectively became a unitary authority when the West Midlands

and south and Worcestershire to the south west. The borough contains a sizeable rural area known as the ''Meriden Gap'' (after the village of Meriden (Meriden, West Midlands)) which serves as a green belt separating the Birmingham conurbation from the city of Coventry. Council Elections to the council are held in three out of every four years, with one third of the 51 seats on the council being elected at each election. Since the Solihull


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*Kingshurst and Fordbridge *Knowle (Knowle, West Midlands) *Lyndon (Lyndon, West Midlands) *Meriden (Meriden, West Midlands) *Olton *Shirley (Shirley, West Midlands) East *Shirley South *Shirley West *Silhill *Smith's Wood *St Alphege Coat of arms The constituent parts of the borough's coat of arms are: *Battlements, sickles and an oak tree with golden acorns, which represent the rural and agricultural nature of the Forest of Arden. *The Black Griffin is taken from

and the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. Within the original project, and now surrounding the country park, are several local nature reserves. These include Yorks Wood which was declared a local nature reserve by Solihull MBC in the 1990s after purchasing it in the 1980s. The Norman Chamberlain Playing Fields in Shard End were declared a local nature reserve in 2004 as part of a series of designations across the city by the city council. The local nature reserve covers an area of 90 hectares ref>

; and is the largest local nature

Metropolitan Borough of Solihull

The '''Metropolitan Borough of Solihull''' is a metropolitan borough of the West Midlands (West Midlands (county)), in west-central England (West Midlands (region)). It is named after its largest town, Solihull, from which Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is based. For Eurostat purposes it is a NUTS 3 region (code UKG32) and is one of seven boroughs or unitary districts that comprise the "West Midlands" NUTS 2 region (NUTS 2 statistical regions of the United Kingdom). Much of the large residential population in the north of the borough centres on the communities of Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Fordbridge, Kingshurst, Marston Green and Smith's Wood. In the south are the towns of Solihull and Shirley (Shirley, West Midlands).

Since 2011, Solihull has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham (Birmingham City Council), Bromsgrove (Bromsgrove District), Cannock Chase (Cannock Chase District), East Staffordshire, Lichfield (Lichfield District Council), Redditch, Tamworth (Tamworth (borough)) and Wyre Forest (Wyre Forest District).

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