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The West Midlands Mayor salary has been revealed - what do you think?

mayor-poll-lead

The West Midlands Metro Mayor is expected to be paid an annual salary of around £79,000, it can be revealed.

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benji

More pointless dead wood, get rid of the position all together and spend the money sorting potholes in the road!

Sharmwolf

He is having a private jet apparently

MAYOR FORCE 1

toomanysecrets

Does that mean we loose mayors in the local areas then? One mayor covers all..

Could be a cost saving would only need 1 mayor car etc then...... but we know it wont happen

Beggars banned from Wolverhampton city centre

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Persistent beggars have been banned from entering Wolverhampton city centre by judge as a "last resort".

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Sharmwolf

The only reason they are there is because people actually give them money.

As for the ones with addresses , I am no doubt already donating to these people by paying extra council tax due to their non...

Jenko67

And look at all those people with "migrant" names......

Perhaps this might dispel a few right wing prejudices.

One in five Sandwell school applications are from outside borough

A fifth of parents who have applied for their children to go to secondary schools in Sandwell from September are from outside the borough.

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Sharmwolf

Too many people having too many kids.

Calls for Sikh temple bosses to quit after legal battle with disabled worshippers

Dee Kaur, Iqbal Kaur, Harbajan Singh and Malkit Singh behind a screen at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in 2015

A former city mayor has called for a Sikh temple’s ruling committee to resign in the wake of a legal battle over the rights of elderly and disabled worshippers.

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TheMediaCrell

None of what I've read here provides any response to the simple question: why are Sikh temples segregating people on the grounds of disability? And why should there be any bartering, compromise or dea...