Council meetings to be screened online

Tomorrow (Tuesday) sees the first live streaming of a full Birmingham city council meeting. Items on the agenda will include the election of a Lord Mayor and announcement of the new city cabinet.

The meeting starts at 4pm and here’s the screen with links if required.

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As this is the first time such an event has taken place there may be a few initial technological problems, but let’s hope all goes well and this becomes a regular event at council meetings.

UPDATE: Birmingham News Room have announced that

“Due to an equipment malfunction we will be unable to stream video from this afternoon’s Birmingham City Council meeting. See link here