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Open meeting: BFOE Warehouse 54 Allison St, B5 5TH
‘A Rebirth of Municipal Socialism’ is the claim in ‘Building a Better Birmingham: Labour’s Local Manifesto 2018-2022’, published for the 2018 May Council elections.
John McDonnell has praised the ‘Preston model’ and launched Labour’s new Community Wealth Building Unit. It’s part of a global movement by towns and cities to create an alternative to neo-liberalism.
What does this mean for Birmingham? Richard Hatcher will be introducing a discussion looking at the policies, the claims and the evidence.
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The 29th November is our next #ClimateStrike. Due to the German Market we’ll be meeting by St Martin’s @ 11AM. Continue reading
The Government is still claiming that they’re ‘levelling up’ funding for every school. It’s a lie. Continue reading
Jo Shemmans, activist in the Labour Homelessness Campaign in Birmingham, spoke at the Trades Council meeting on Thursday 7 November about the crisis of homelessness in the city. You can help by contacting national and/or regional Union officers, your MP, John Healey(Shadow Housing Minister), and anyone else relevant, to ask them to push this at the Clause 5 meeting on 16th November. Continue reading