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  • Article: Jan 16, 2018

    The Labour Police Commissioner has sold off Sheldon police station. Now a planning application is in! There are proposals for a supported living centre for vulnerable groups, including homeless people, domestic violence victims, people with specialist needs such as, mental health issues, substance misuse, asylum seekers and refugees.

  • Izzy Knowles litter busting
    Article: Jan 8, 2018

    Yesterday Liberal Democrat campaigners David Farrow and Izzy Knowles were out with the #Moseleylitterbusters cleaning Moseley Village. They collected some hypodermic sharps from a recently cleared area of woodland in Paton Grove and litter picked School Road & Greenhill Road.

  • Article: Jan 4, 2018

    The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is running a survey asking for your views on public services in the West Midlands and on the WMCA itself. You can find the survey at http://socsi.in/u5AJH

  • Article: Jan 3, 2018

    Birmingham's Liberal Democrat Council Group have put the following motion to the Council for debate on Tuesday 9 January.

    "This Council notes that:

    1) UK households were estimated to throw away 7 million tonnes of food each year in 2012
    2) The total cost of the food wasted in the UK is equivalent to 6 meals per household per week or £470 per year
    3) Food wasted in the UK has a major environmental impact. It takes 19,000km2 of land to grow and produces Green House Gas emissions equivalent to 17million tonnes of CO2, equivalent to those produced by 1 in 4 UK cars
    4) A two week survey in 2016 showed that food waste makes up 48% of the total waste collected in Birmingham
    5) Collecting food waste has been shown to reduce the amount of food wasted, bringing environmental and cost benefits
    6) A Parliamentary report into food waste in 2017 recommended that: "Local authorities must look at the opportunities to introduce separate food waste collections when new waste contracts are put in place.

Birmingham Liberal Democrats