Bournville Labour candidates write to Mayor over shocking Tory comments

Cllr Liz Clements and Fred Grindrod standing on Bournville Lane

Labour candidates Fred Grindrod and Liz Clements have written to the Conservative West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street and the leader of the Conservative Group on Birmingham City Council, Robert Alden, asking them to condemn remarks made by the Conservative candidate for Bournville and Cotteridge at yesterday (Thursday 27th April) evening’s hustings in Bournville and Cotteridge.

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Cllr Mary Locke’s response to bin strike being suspended

Three Birmingham City Council wheelie bins in a row

On Wednesday (16 August), the conciliation service Acas announced the bin strike had been suspended and Birmingham City Council were in negotiations to bring the seven-week dispute to an end. Here is Cllr Mary Locke’s response to the news.

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Cllr Mary Locke: It’s time for fair funding for social care, not breadcrumbs!

Mary Locke, Labour Party Councillor for Bournville Ward, making her maiden speech at City Hall

At City Hall on Tuesday (7 February) Cllr Mary Locke used her first formal speech as Labour councillor for Bournville to highlight the importance of social care to people’s lives and demand fair funding for Birmingham.

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