This week, Cllr Mary Locke (left in photo) and Bournville Labour Party volunteers have been out talking to people in Cotteridge and Bournville to better understand the issues – both local and national – that local people are most concerned about.
We’re planning to be out most weeks in the run up to Christmas so that we can gather feedback from local people in Bournville, Cotteridge and Stirchley. We’ll then use this feedback to set out our priorities for the local elections in May 2018, so that we’re focusing on the issues that really matter.
Here’s some of the things we’ve learned so far.
Continue reading Widespread concern over crime and public service cuts on the doorstep in Cotteridge and Bournville
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.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke’s response to bin strike being suspended
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.
Continue reading Cllr Mary Locke: It’s time for fair funding for social care, not breadcrumbs!
Tomorrow (Saturday 26 November) volunteers from Bournville Labour Party will be in Cotteridge between 12 noon and 1pm at the junction of Watford Road and Pershore Road to ask people to support Labour’s campaign to make sure our NHS gets the funding it needs now.
Continue reading Care for the NHS Day in Cotteridge tomorrow