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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

Say No to the Birmingham PSPO – Campaign Update

On Thursday 25th July, two representatives from our campaign attended a meeting of the Housing and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee at the Council House in Birmingham, in order to outline our opposition to the current proposals to introduce a Public Space Protection Order in Central Birmingham. Continue reading

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Labour Homelessness Campaign West Mids Launch 7pm Friday 23 August

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From Outsourcing to Inhousing – the Council transfers staff back from Capita

Birmingham City Council is now to begin the process of transferring 167 staff from Capita in-house together with the return of 147 council staff whose secondments have come to an end. Continue reading

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The World Transformed Birmingham August 8th–11th Digbeth

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How a profiteering property company, with the Council’s compliance, are building city centre housing just for the well-off

On 18 July the Council’s Planning Committee approved a new luxury housing development at Eastside Locks. Only 5% will be ‘affordable housing’. It exemplifies the relentless creeping neoliberalisation of the city, driven by profit-greedy property companies with the compliance of the Council leadership, which is reinforcing social inequality in Birmingham. Continue reading

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Support the Council’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency, but say No to plans to sell off allotments

At the City Council’s meeting on June 11 a resolution calling for a Declaration of a Climate Emergency from Extinction Rebellion, the Green Party and other climate change activists was passed with all-party support. Continue reading

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Support the Labour Homelessness Campaign Model Conference Motion

Please could you circulate the attached model motion by the Labour Homelessness Campaign opposing the criminalisation of homelessness. It’s very important that we get this through to conference via CLP’s.

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