Save Baverstock school- join the protest to keep the school open at 7pm Monday 30 January at the school
Birmingham schools will lose £97 million by 2019. That’s 2,604 teachers and £579 per pupil. Find out here how much your school will lose, and support the campaign.
The updated Schoolcuts website – http://www.schoolcuts.org.uk/#/ – supported by NUT, ATL, GMB, NAHT, UNISON and Unite – shows how the Government’s own National Funding Formula proposals will, when combined with its funding freeze, affect each school. You can find out how your school will be affected – just put in the name or postcode. Continue reading
LAUNCH EVENT FOR THRIVE WEST MIDLANDS: AN ACTION PLAN TO DRIVE BETTER MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN THE WEST MIDLANDS
An invitation from the West Midlands Combined Authority Mental Health Commission for Tuesday, 31 January 2017 from 12:00 to 14:30 at the Warwickshire County Cricket Club Edgbaston Stadium. Continue reading
We’re lobbying outside BCC Monday 16th Jan, 10.30am, opposing cuts to vital housing support & prevention services
How is the West Midlands Combined Authority supposed to be held to public account? In the absence of an elected Assembly, as in London, the whole responsibility lies with its Overview and Scrutiny Committee. As it is at present constituted the Scrutiny Committee is seriously incapable of carrying out that responsibility. Continue reading
Birmingham Against the Cuts has repeatedly made the case for the democratisation of the WMCA. Now Unison has published its manifesto calling for an elected Assembly and seats for union reps on the Board. And James Burn, the Green Party candidate for Mayor, has made a series of proposals about Scrutiny that echo what BATC has been arguing for. Continue reading