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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New funding boost for Birmingham businesses

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

New funding boost for Birmingham businesses #localgov #SMEs — LeaderofBirmingham (@BrumLeader) January 26, 2017 Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy is appealing to Brummies to support a fundraising scheme that could generate £3 million to support local businesses The council is joining forces with ART Business Loans (ART) and ThinCats peer lending platform […]

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Industrial Strategy – council leader responds

By on 23/01/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham well placed to benefit from Industrial Strategy, but Prime Minister will be judged by results, says council leader

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Qatar trip has Birmingham out of the blocks for post-Brexit Britain

By on 18/01/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham city council leader John Clancy has hailed his recent trade mission to Qatar as a significant step in the battle to unlock millions of pounds worth of investment in a post-Brexit landscape.

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Arrival of HS2 puts Curzon in spotlight

By on 15/12/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Residents, business owners and community leaders met yesterday (14 December) to begin shaping the future of the area surrounding the planned HS2 station in Birmingham city centre.

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Gritting alert – 3 December 2016

By on 03/12/2016 in News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With cold temperatures forecast, our gritting crews will be out on the roads from 7 pm tonight. Please take care if you’re out and about. Winter maintenance and FAQs Weather Updates BBC: Met Office:

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Go-ahead for ambitious homes and jobs plan

By on 24/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Development Plan (BDP) setting out a 15-year strategy to deliver thousands of new homes and jobs can be formally adopted and approved by Birmingham City Council, the Government has confirmed.

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Greater Birmingham launches ‘250,000 jobs by 2030′ plan

By on 21/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Today (21st November 2016) Greater Birmingham launches its strategy to create 250,000 private sector jobs and add £29 billion to the local economy by 2030.

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