Cllr McKay

Almost half all city children live in poorest areas

By on 21/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Families are being urged to join the fight against child poverty in Birmingham as a report today revealed that nearly half of all under-18s in the city live in the country’s poorest areas. A Child Poverty Needs Assessment published by the new Birmingham Child Poverty Commission shows that 49 per cent of children in the […]

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Road Safety Strategy consultation set to begin

By on 20/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Anyone who uses roads in Birmingham is being invited to have their say during the development of a new Road Safety Strategy for the city

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Update on proposal for Public Spaces Protection Order

By on 07/07/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

Cllr James McKay, Cabinet Member for Inclusion and Community Safety, has today (July 7) offered an update on proposals for a PSPO for parts of Birmingham city centre

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Noisy tenant sentenced for anti-social behaviour breach

By on 26/06/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham County Court has today (Friday 26th June 2015) given a custodial sentence of 20 weeks to a city council housing tenant for continuously breaching his Anti-Social Behaviour Order

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Women’s Aid 35th birthday celebrated by councillors

By on 21/05/2015 in Cllr McKay, News, Video News with 0 Comments

A number of Birmingham City Councillors lent their support to an event celebrating 35 years of Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid

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New Cabinet confirmed

Birmingham City Council’s new Cabinet has been confirmed, with Cllr Paulette Hamilton named the new Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care.

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Birmingham’s new Child Poverty Commission launched

By on 19/03/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

‘Birmingham should be a city where every child has the opportunity to fulfil their potential’ is the ambition of Birmingham’s new Child Poverty Commission launched today (March 19). The commission’s work is being driven by statistics that show child poverty in Birmingham is at unacceptable levels where a third of children are living in poverty, […]

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Ready to support Universal Credit claimants

By on 17/03/2015 in Cllr McKay, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Benefit claimants will be offered Birmingham City Council’s fullest support possible when the next stage of the Government’s welfare reforms are introduced next month. Universal Credit is being rolled-out from April 13 – eventually consolidating six existing benefits into one backdated monthly payment. Government estimates are that there will be 17,000 new claims for Universal Credit […]

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HGV and cycle safety campaign comes to Sutton Park

By on 03/03/2015 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Members of the public will have a chance to sit in the driver’s seat of a HGV and experience first-hand the blind spots faced by drivers of large vehicles as part of a road safety event in Sutton Park this weekend. The city council&#146s Birmingham Cycle Revolution team will be on hand for the Birmingham […]

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Consultation over additional licensing for landlords

Plans to consult with residents and landlords over additional licensing for privately rented properties across the city have been approved by cabinet members. In part, the proposal to widen the council’s licensing scheme has been raised by councillors in Selly Oak and Erdington districts responding to concerns by local residents.  The council would also like […]

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