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Recent Updates

  • Article: Jan 2, 2018

    As 2018 begins with uncollected refuse across many parts of Birmingham. Yes, this time of year is a challenge to the Council, but a couple of snow days, 3 weeks ago, simply should not cause this level of failed collections week after week.

    The Liberal Democrats are busy passing on complaints from residents. The official line from the Council is they will do their best to catch up this week. We will see how well they do by the weekend, but if you suffer further missed collections, do keep letting us know.

  • Eastleigh Grove Giveway signs
    Article: Dec 28, 2017

    Just before Christmas Baber Baz and Yardley Liberal Democrat arranged for 'giveway' signs to be reapinted on Eastleigh Grove.

  • Article: Dec 21, 2017

    Birmingham City Council are consulting on their proposals for the 2018/19 budget. The consultation runs until the 15th January and includes a public meeting in the Council House on the 10th January (6pm to 8pm) and an online survey, which is at https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20155/council_budget/1495/budget_consultation_2018

  • Article: Dec 21, 2017

    It is brilliant news and long overdue that Birmingham gets international recognition and is to host the Commonwealth Games.

    It has been a long haul to get this far - and will need keen management to ensure smooth delivery of the 2022 games. The Liberal Democrats support Birmingham City Council's position that hosting the games should not draw money from day to day services - which are already struggling - nor should it impact on the council's ability to deliver good services to its citizens. Indeed at the outset of this process I led a debate in council which laid down these rules.

Birmingham Liberal Democrats