Daniel Wainwright

Spinners unspun are not much fun

Osborne 10 PM 14

George Osborne’s announcement that the £353 million ‘super’ hospital for the Black Country can finally go ahead is a big one.

Politics has failed education

Tony Blair’s three priorities were ‘education, education, education’. But I’m not so sure he or anyone else has managed to achieve even the first one.

Tories cling on to power, but for how long?

Councillor Mike Bird

Reduced to little more than a third of the membership of Walsall Council, one might very well question the audacity of Tory leader Mike Bird in bidding to retain control.

EU Referendum debate is a futile sideshow

The Hemicycle of the European Parliament where debates take place

I’m a little worried some people might fall into the trap of thinking that Thursday’s vote will make a scrap of difference when it comes to Britain being in or out of the European Union.

Recovery is about the pounds in your pocket

George Osborne came under fire from Black Country MPs Valerie Vaz and Ian Austin this week at a time when the Chancellor is basking in the warm glow of an economic recovery.

Daniel Wainwright: It's reality TV but will it be a waste of space

Live from space

To most people, 17,500 miles per hour is pretty quick. That’s the rate the International Space Station goes at while in orbit and I’m sure it’s awe-inspiring and humbling for those aboard to see their home planet from a God-like position where only a select few have ever gone before.