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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 https://t.co/gRTdrbmUMR #localgov #SMEs pic.twitter.com/2SrVujmVRk — 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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Birmingham care leavers to get council tax exemption

By on 24/01/2017 in Cllr Clancy, Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has today confirmed it will introduce a council tax exemption for care leavers. Recommended by the Child Poverty Commission, the city council immediately set the process in motion, resulting in today’s announcement. The 100 per cent council tax exemption will be mandatory for care leavers until age 21 and discretionary until age […]

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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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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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Birmingham and Frankfurt celebrate their 50th anniversary

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Carl Rice, reflects on the city’s relationship with Frankfurt ahead of celebrations to mark their partnership’s 50th year. Birmingham is known as the city of a thousand trades, but throughout history our civic leaders have sought to grow the city and its reputation ever further. In 1966, Lord Mayor […]

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HS2 Phase 2: The icing on the cake

By on 15/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Leader of the Council Cllr John Clancy’s response to today’s news that the government has confirmed the route for the second phase of the high-speed rail line HS2, from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds.

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