Author: Nathan Clarke

Multiplatform journalist covering crime, education, health and politics in Birmingham

Credit: Phil Hearing via Unsplash 800 people a day are being ordered to leave public areas for breaching Covid-19 restrictions as the West Midlands Police (WMP) seek to clamp down on Covid-19 rule breaking. The WMP have issued 970 fixed penalty notices since the start of the second national lockdown and are receiving 200 calls per day from people reporting Covid-19 restriction breaches. Speaking at a West Midlands Combined Authority press briefing, Deputy Police Commissioner Waheed Saleem spoke out against “imbeciles” who continue to flout restrictions. “There are a small number of imbeciles who continue to break the rules when…

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