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International Day of Persons w...
UNISON Birmingham Branch event to celebrate  International Day of Persons ...
Thu, 08 November 2018
Home care protest continues
Last week a group of strikers went into the Council House having marched up New ...
Tue, 06 November 2018
Celebration event at Unison br...
  UNISON BIRMINGHAM BRANCH 25 YEARS OF UNISON A CELEBRATION TO MARK 70...
Tue, 06 November 2018
Women's Group Calling Notice
Date: Wednesday 14th November Time: 5.30 – 6.30 Venue: Mclaren Building,...
Thu, 01 November 2018
Regional pay threat to Brum wo...
Unison and Labour MPs condemed the Government's idea to introduce regional publi...
Tue, 23 October 2018
Solidarity with strikers
The Unison Regional Strategic Team meeting took place today (23/10/18) and they ...
Tue, 23 October 2018
Carers face discrimination
Almost half of employees think staff with caring duties face discrimination Fro...
Tue, 23 October 2018
BCC spending freeze starts
Dawn Baxendale BCC Chief Executive has announced an immediate spending freeze fo...
Tue, 16 October 2018
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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