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Tue, 22 May 2018
Unison Conference reports
 Birmingham Branch members attended the Local Government Conference and Nat...
Tue, 17 July 2018
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Tue, 10 July 2018
Council talk about NEW cuts ?
Birmingham City Council announced the contents of the repsonse to the Kerslake R...
Tue, 03 July 2018
Hot weather advice
Labour & European Law Review Weekly Issue 577 04 July 2018 Acas, the concil...
Tue, 10 July 2018
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UNISON Birmingham Branch LGBT Self Organised Group are pleased to offer the chan...
Tue, 03 July 2018
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 For Unison members in Strategic Services Business Support/PSS Members we a...
Tue, 26 June 2018
Unison NEC International repor...
At the recent UNISON NEC National Delegates Conference their were number of...
Tue, 26 June 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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