Statement from the Leader re incident at Babbs Mill


Councillor Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, said:

“I and all members and officers of Solihull Council are stunned by the dreadful situation at Babbs Mill and our thoughts are with the families and friends of all those affected.

“I know the people of Kingshurst are a close knit community and I am sure they will be supporting each other during this difficult time.

“We will be providing help and resources today and in the weeks ahead to try and assist where we can.

“We would like to thank the emergency services for their incredible bravery and resilience during the operation yesterday and the ongoing work today.”