Schools support staff ballot U...
Shadow Education spokesperson Angela Rayner appeared on TV to talk about schools...
Tue, 08 January 2019
Members invited to the A.G.M.
  Dear Member We are inviting you to attend the UNISON Birmingham Branch'...
Tue, 12 February 2019
Stand Up To Racism report
Pictured above :Weyman Bennett, Steve Hart (Unite), Naima Omar (Stand Up to Raci...
Tue, 12 February 2019
Feb and March Courses running!...
Birmingham Unison Courses   New Courses for the New Year have been an...
Tue, 21 August 2018
Home care workers strike lates...
The Home care strikers rally attracted estimates of nearly 170 people on Thursda...
Tue, 05 February 2019
Mahmood warns of Council crisi...
Councillor Mahmood , who resigned as Waste supremo last week spoke to the Birmin...
Tue, 29 January 2019
Homecare strike update
Last week members of the ruling Birmingham Council Labour group voted to walk ou...
Tue, 22 January 2019
Unison Bin Ballot results
You may have read in the local media that there's another Bin Workers industrial...
Tue, 22 January 2019
bin strikers

In a post election re-shuffle Council leader Ian Ward is reported to have "binned" Lisa Trickett, the councillor who was responsible for trying to push through the changes which started the long strike action and cost the city miillions in hiring agency staff to cover the strike.

She will be replaced by Coun Majid Mahmood (Hodge Hill).who will also have repsonsibility for pollution charges on vehicles as part of the city centre air quality programme.

In other posts will be :

Brigid Jones (Bournbrook and Selly Park)- stays as Deputy Leader

Coun Brett O'Reilly (Longbridge and West Heath) will now head up a resources portfolio - monitoring council finances after a series of budget overspends in recent years.

Coun Waseem Zaffar (Lozells) -Transport

Coun Kate Booth (Quinton) - Children's Services

Jayne Francis (Harborne)- Education

Paulette Hamilton (Holyhead) - Health and Adult Social Care

Tristan Chatifeld (Weoley & Selly Oak) - Social Inclusion

Sharon Thompson (North Edgbaston) - Homes and Neighbourhoods



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