Tag: Cllr Brett O’Reilly

Birmingham City Council scoops awards for training and building

Birmingham City Council has scooped two awards at this year’s Insider Midlands Residential Property Awards – one for its building scholarship programme and another for its social housing. Building Birmingham Scholarship took Skills and Training Scheme of the Year in recognition of the range of people the scholarship is benefiting, from those achieving first-class degrees […]

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We were right to be ambitious about reducing NEETs

By on 08/03/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Following the Chancellor’s budget speech today, which talked about equipping young people with the skills they need, Cllr Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, points to the work the local authority is doing to help young people, particularly NEETs. “Skills level in the city region will have a major impact not just on […]

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How apprenticeships can take you anywhere

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, talks about the importance of apprenticeships ahead of addressing a national apprenticeship event in Birmingham   National Apprenticeship Week is the perfect time to highlight our continual drive to retain talent within Birmingham. We want to strengthen our local economy by ensuring we have the right […]

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Let’s Step Forward to improve the skills of our city

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, explains why we all need to Step Forward to help improve the skills of our city. Skills levels in the Birmingham city region will have a major impact not just on future economic growth but on ensuring we pursue inclusive growth that reaches out to all citizens […]

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How Birminghan can Step Forward in a post-EU Britain

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, talks about meeting counterparts in Rotterdam and how Birmingham needs to Step Forward in a post-EU Britain. It should go without saying that jobs and skills are key to tackling the many problems faced by cities and most importantly their citizens. Earlier this week I was […]

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Making Birmingham THE skills city

By on 20/09/2016 in Blog, Cllr O'Reilly, News with 0 Comments

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, talks about how we can all Step Forward to improve skills in the city.                                      “Skills levels in the Birmingham city region will have a major impact on future […]

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A-level results – understanding your options

By on 18/08/2016 in Blog, Cllr O'Reilly, News with 0 Comments

Councillor Brett O’Reilly, cabinet member for jobs and skills, looks at the options open to those getting their A-level results today. Today thousands of students across Birmingham will be getting exam results. Congratulations to all those who achieved the results they wanted for their university of choice. However, I know there will be some of […]

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A new leisure centre for Northfield

By on 21/07/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Residents living in Kings Norton, Longbridge, Northfield and Weoley wards are invited to a discussion next week about a new sports and leisure centre in the Northfield District. It follows the announcement by Birmingham City Council last year that nine out-of-date swimming pools across the city will close and six new ones will be built.  […]

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