Birmingham Against The Cuts Open Planning Meeting – Sept 9th

The next open planning meeting of Birmingham against the Cuts will be on Monday September 9th at 6.30pm in the UNISON Birmingham Branch office at 19th Floor McClaren Tower Priory Queensway.
The provisional agenda is as follows:
1. Attendance and apologies

2. BCC Green Paper on Sport and Physical Activity and consultations.(see below)

3. Handsworth Leisure Centre -public meeting

4. Library campaign

5. Bedroom Tax campaigns

6. Plans for BTUC Health Conference

7. NHS demonstration Manchester September 29th

8. Peoples Assembly against Austerity – Public meeting October 24th with Len McCluskey, Selma Yaqoob etc

9. Consultation meeetings on Adults and Communities and Neighbourhood Stategy

10. BATC intervention into 2014-2015 Budget consultation meetings

9. Date and subject for next meeting

10. Any other business

The green paper can be found at http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223534964707&ssbinary=true&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D182772Green_Paper_Sport_and_Physical_Activity.pdf
The implication would seem to be that leisure facilities in the wealthier areas of the city
should look towards private sponsors and management, whereas those in poorer areas will have to
try and make a case for NHS funding for their health benefits or face mothballing.

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