On Wednesday the 25th of November Osborne will make his Autumn Budget statement. Despite the House of Lords voting down the Government’s plans to cut tax credits twice, Osborne says they’ll still go ahead anyway. Come along and join the protest.
Osborne’s Autumn statement – BATC/People’s Assembly protest Wednesday 25 November 5pm Waterstones Bull Ring
To those who say you can’t challenge the CA’s lack of democracy if you want them to listen to you, we say you can do both – and the more pressure for an assembly elected by the citizens of the West Midlands to hold the CA to account the more likely you are to get funding for the services we need. Continue reading
The Trade Union Bill is the biggest assault on our right to strike and organise for generations. It will affect every trade unionist, every campaigner and every worker.
The Council has organised a series of 10 question and answer sessions with councillors and officers from November 4 to 12. Continue reading
We are appealing for your support in funding and publicising the need for an independent review of the case for the PF2 scheme to Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Sandwell.
Local Government Association media release 19 October 2015
A further 40 per cent real terms reduction in local government grant funding in the Spending Review would deliver the £10.5 billion knock-out blow to cherished local services, the Local Government Association warns today.
Non-protected government departments have been ordered to draw up savings plans worth, in real terms, 25 and 40 per cent of their budgets ahead of the Spending Review on November 25, which will set out government spending plans for the next four years. Continue reading
Public Meeting FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER 11.00 a.m. BIRMINGHAM COUNCIL HOUSE
SHOULD A WEST MIDLANDS COMBINED AUTHORITY FOLLOW THE GREATER MANCHESTER MODEL AND TAKE OVER THE INTEGRATION OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE?
IS DEVOLVING HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE TO COMBINED REGIONAL AUTHORITIES THE “TROJAN HORSE” THAT WILL LEAD TO THE BREAK –UP OF OUR NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE?