Despite Thursday’s Scottish referendum result, the longer term direction of travel is towards independence argues Steve Beauchampé.
Scotland takes stock of the vote against Independence. And John Knox, a former BBC political correspondent, forwards this letter from Edinburgh.
Forget the current obsession with reforming the EU, reform of our domestic political institutions is far more important says Steve Beauchampé.
Steve Beauchampé on Britain’s fractured political machinery….
Operation Black Vote unveiled Birmingham’s new generation of civic leaders at a media launch of their Civic Leadership Programme last week.
John Chubb’s thoughts on last Thursday’s unexpected call to a ballot box in the south.
More drone attack planes for Britain. But what’s behind it, asks Richard Lutz
There’s an election next month. Make sure you can take part.
The UK’s only American election YouTube Sensation has finally broken his silence and released a book about his adventure in 2008.
Walsall Labour have welcomed the support of the Conservative candidate for the role of deputy Police Commissioner
Anti-privatisation campaigners have called on the candidates standing for election for the post of Police and Crime Commissioner to pledge not to privatise any policing service if elected.
Aldridge students enjoyed a taste of US political and economic life after securing once-in-a-lifetime visits to America thanks to the US Embassy.
If you want to vote, make sure you’re registered.
Wording on ballot paper flawed.
Dave Woodhall continues the mayoral debate
There has never been any evidence in Birmingham of a desire for a referendum on elected mayors.
… it is not the gimmicks and political beauty contests that surround an elected mayor that Birmingham needs.
Following last week’s elections and the referendum on AV, Steve Beauchampé takes the political temperature.
On the eve of polling day Dave Woodhall issues a plea to get involved.
Birmingham city council are urging residents to make sure they are eligible to vote in upcoming elections.
Labour supporter Ian Robathan offers his predictions for the May 2011 elections in Birmingham – not much mention of the far-right here.