Forget the current obsession with reforming the EU, reform of our domestic political institutions is far more important says Steve Beauchampé.
Sir Albert Bore tells Committee that he wanted to see the contract published: “Sooner rather than later.”
A free classical concert is being held this weekend to launch Birmingham’s first independent music school.
Helping social enterprises make the most out of new directives on local government procurement was the aim of one of the biggest social enterprises event ever held outside London.
The Government’s decision to abandon plans to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph has been welcomed by Birmingham-based road safety charity DriveSafe.
Laurence Inman is in love, but it’s a very weird kind of thing.
Here’s a round up of some reactions to today’s budget speech by George Osborne
Annual deaths related to heroin and morphine are continuing to drop significantly, falling from 41 per cent of total drug-related deaths in the UK in 2010 to 32 per cent in 2011
The Government has today backed Ofgem‟s countdown to simpler, clearer and fairer energy market.
Neil Rami welcomes the Chancellor’s support for Lord Heseltine’s proposals
Brandon Lewis outlined the Government’s proposed changes to planning regulations at a Breakfast Briefing
Members of the trade union for Magistrates’ Courts Staff took part in a rally in Birmingham today protesting against plans to transfer their jobs to the private sector.
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman reveals that a record number of enquiries were received in the last year from people needing help with their complaint.
The Friends of the Central Library are gathering signatures for their petition to save the John Madin designed Central Library in Birmingham
Privatisation of our police services: It is a scheme the Coalition government is pushing for with the first stages set to be rolled out in the West Midlands and Surrey as early as February 2013.
With the Eurozone crumbling and billions being allocated to bank bailouts, financial stability might seem out of reach.
Birmingham is to join with other major provincial cities in seeking a fair deal from national government
Alan Clawley, on the warpath to save the John Madin designed library in Birmingham, is suspicious of the language being bandied about by journalists and politicians.
Birmingham residents are to be allowed more open local government.
Birmingham Council Leader Elect Sir Albert Bore has announced his cabinet to colleagues in the city council Labour group. The nominations will be put before the City Council AGM on 22nd May when Labour formally takes office.
Wording on ballot paper flawed.
Our man in Parliament, Sir Howard Elston (DOA), who spends a lot of time at Greggs in his downtime, reports on a major political breakthrough for Dave Clegg and Nick Cameron. In a move that will split the country in half, the coalition has come up with a plan to stop the impending petrol strike…
As the bodies of six UK soldiers are repatriated to Britain, Richard Lutz takes a look at a murderous tragedy where the Afghani dead are forgotten and the alleged killer cast as victim No sooner do they arrest the US soldier who slaughtered 16 Afghanis then the media propaganda war begins. And it isn’t subtle.…
The chief executive of Marketing Birmingham has called for the Chancellor to keep the UK competitive for investors in this week’s Budget.
Coventry University is preparing to host an international symposium on domestic violence next week
Birmingham-based charity Islamic Relief is to join a network of experts who can be called on in times of international crisis
The coalition government is hoping to push through changes to planning regulations