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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

School students and trade union action on Climate Change – BTUC public meeting 5th September 7.30 Council House

Speakers:

  • Katie Riley Birmingham Youth Climate Strike
  • Martin Empson Campaign against Climate Change trade union committee

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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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Saturday 10th

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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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