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Brummies will not tolerate extremism of any kind

By on 23/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Birmingham stands with London against terrorism in all its evil guises. This city’s heart goes out to the victims and the injured in the Westminster attack.

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Birmingham City Council Finance Team Update

By on 21/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Following yesterday’s announcements regarding the senior team at Birmingham City Council, further additions have been made to strengthen the leadership of the authority.

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Birmingham ranks as leading English city outside London for quality of life

By on 14/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham has been ranked as having the highest quality of life of any English city outside of the capital, by the global Mercer Quality of Living Report 2017.

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£350 million Birmingham Peddimore to create 10,000 jobs

By on 14/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Plans for one of the country’s biggest industrial developments, creating 10,000 jobs in Birmingham, will be unveiled at MIPIM today (Tuesday 14th March).

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From tea to tech: Birmingham’s Typhoo factory to transform into tech hub

By on 13/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Stoford Developments has today been appointed to develop an historic heritage site in Birmingham. Previously the home of Typhoo Teas, over one million square foot is set to be transformed into a tech and creative hub.

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Council leader welcomes Midlands Engine ‘vote of confidence in Birmingham’

By on 09/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, describes the launch of the Midlands Engine strategy as “a vote of confidence in Birmingham”.

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New Cabinet Member for Transparency, Openness and Equality

By on 03/03/2017 in Cllr Chatfield, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Cllr Tristan Chatfield is the new Cabinet Member for Transparency, Openness and Equality. He was elected as a Councillor for the Oscott Ward in May 2012. He was previously chair of the Audit Committee. Cllr Chatfield said: “It’s an honour to be joining the cabinet and I look forward to serving the people of Birmingham […]

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Cllr Waseem Zaffar steps aside from cabinet role

By on 02/03/2017 in Cllr Zaffar, News with 0 Comments

Cllr Waseem Zaffar has announced he is stepping aside from his cabinet responsibilities with immediate effect. The councillor for Lozells and East Handsworth said: “Birmingham is my city and I feel privileged to have served as a cabinet member on my council. “But after careful consideration and in light of continued media and social media […]

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Independent Improvement Panel reports on Council’s financial plans

By on 24/02/2017 in Cllr Clancy, Improvement Panel, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on Birmingham City Council’s financial plans which will be submitted to the Council for approval on 28 February. The Improvement Panel’s letter draws on two reports from an independent financial review team which provided an […]

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Cities planning for industrial success in the home of Birmingham’s Joseph Chamberlain

By on 26/01/2017 in Blog, Cllr Clancy with 0 Comments

The Core Cities group of leading UK councils will meet in Birmingham’s Highbury Hall, the ancestral home of Joseph Chamberlain, for an ‘industrial strategy summit’ tomorrow.

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