Ian Austin MP

Independent MP for Dudley North

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Dudley MP Ian Austin has welcomed news that proposals to close Dudley’s criminal courts will be reviewed – but urged local people to continue campaigning to ensure the proposal is dropped for good.

Austin welcomes review of court closure plans

Dudley MP Ian Austin has welcomed news that proposals to close Dudley’s criminal courts will be reviewed – but urged local people to continue campaigning to ensure the proposal is... Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has called for radical action to boost open access to the country’s top schools.

Austin calls for open access to top schools

Dudley MP Ian Austin has called for radical action to boost open access to the country’s top schools. Read more

Last Thursday I handed a petition to local justice officials against the closure of Dudley’s criminal court.

Dudley Chronicle, 24 October

Last Thursday I handed a petition to local justice officials against the closure of Dudley’s criminal court. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has said that local Magistrates are set to quit if plans to close Dudley’s criminal courts go ahead.

Austin: magistrates set to quit over court closure plans

Dudley MP Ian Austin has said that local Magistrates are set to quit if plans to close Dudley’s criminal courts go ahead. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has backed plans for tough new controls on payday lenders blighting high streets in the Black Country.

Austin backs tough new controls on payday lenders

Dudley MP Ian Austin has backed plans for tough new controls on payday lenders blighting high streets in the Black Country. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has launched a petition against plans to shut down Dudley's criminal court.

Austin launches petition to save Dudley's criminal court

Dudley MP Ian Austin has launched a petition against plans to shut down Dudley's criminal court. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin will present a petition signed by over 650 local people to Dudley Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Austin to hand in 650 signature petition at Dudley Magistrates' Court

Dudley MP Ian Austin will present a petition signed by over 650 local people to Dudley Magistrates Court on Thursday. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has urged the Justice Secretary to answer serious concerns about Ministry of Justice plans to close Dudley’s criminal court.

Austin calls on Justice Secretary to answer court closure concerns

Dudley MP Ian Austin has urged the Justice Secretary to answer serious concerns about Ministry of Justice plans to close Dudley’s criminal court. Read more

I'll be raising the issue of the closure of Dudley Magistrates Court in Parliament this week.

 

Dudley Chronicle, 10 October

I'll be raising the issue of the closure of Dudley Magistrates Court in Parliament this week.   Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin has challenged Government Ministers in the House of Commons over plans to close Dudley’s criminal court.

Austin challenges ministers over court plans in House of Commons

Dudley MP Ian Austin has challenged Government Ministers in the House of Commons over plans to close Dudley’s criminal court. Read more

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