Local Health Campaigns: a report from Keep Our NHS Public Birmingham – and a public meeting on 22 February and the national demo on 4 March
STPs (“Sustainability & Transformation Plans”) – no further ‘engagement’ events in the Black Country to date (none at all in Birmingham!) so continued lack of consultation to proposed changes (and possible cuts) to NHS prevails. KONP is planning to ask a question at Full Council on 28th Feb. Continue reading
The campaign by Friends of the Libraries of Birmingham has been key to saving two libraries – Aston and Sutton Coldfield. Continue reading
Why it is important to challenge these attempts to assign monopoly power to the Mayor is that it is exactly what the government wants: to marginalise the role of elected councillors in the WMCA and to create an all-powerful executive presidential model of mayoral leadership.