Author Archives: Birmingham Against The Cuts

About Birmingham Against The Cuts

Birmingham Against The Cuts is a group formed by Trade Unions, Service Groups, User Groups and Campaign Groups in Birmingham to oppose the cuts being made by the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalitions both nationally and locally. If you are a Birmingham or West Midlands group, please get in touch with us to collaborate with fighting against the cuts. If you would like to get more involved with anti-cuts action in Birmingham, come along to one of our open meetings, or contact us by facebook message or e-mail to be put in contact with a group working in your area or employment/benefit sector

Motion to support striking Unison care workers at Birmingham city council

Care workers in the Enablement Service at BCC have been in dispute with the Council since December 2017. They are nearly all women and they are low paid. Continue reading

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Reclaim Social Care conference Saturday 17 November 11-4.30 Carrs Lane Centre

This Conference is a great  opportunity to take forward our thinking and campaigning around social care following  the commitment made at the KONP AGM in June. Continue reading

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City council faces judicial review challenge over Fairway Day Centre closure

The website Local Government Lawyer reports:

Campaigners have launched a judicial review challenge over a decision by Birmingham City Council to close a day centre used by people with a range of physical and learning disabilities. Continue reading

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Percentage cuts in Birmingham and WM Councils’ services spending 2010-2017

There are significant inequalities in cuts to council services across the country. The most severe cuts to local service spending between 2010 and 2017 were generally associated with areas of “multiple deprivation”. Continue reading

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Protest against Nursery closures at Council meeting Tue 6 Nov 1pm

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NHS 70th Birthday Celebration! Friday 2 November 7.15pm Handsworth Wood

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by | October 9, 2018 · 12:06 pm

Stop Cuts to the Homecare Enablement Service – Support the Striking Birmingham Care Workers

Enablement Service Care Workers employed by Birmingham City Council have been forced to take 30 days of strike action during a nine month dispute with the Council. Continue reading

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