Birmingham
and the Black Country falling behind the rest of England on key economic
indicators

Birmingham and the Black
Country (the local authority areas of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and
Wolverhampton) are falling behind on
key economic indicators such as prosperity, productivity, employment
and skills, according to a new report.

Read Peter Brett associates' report on the baseline conditions of East Birmingham and North Solihull and the untapped potential in place.

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Labour pledges to tackle Birmingham's “homelessness crisis"
Challenges West Midlands Mayor to “start standing up for Birmingham” on housing and homelessness

Shocking new figures reveal that waiting lists are soaring across Birmingham’s NHS, while
health chiefs are being forced to find savings of hundreds of millions of pounds.

The figures, revealed through Freedom of Information requests by Liam Byrne MP, along
with analysis commissioned from the House of Commons library show

Since 2013:

We've set up a Facebook page for our new website on the West Midlands People's plan.

You can find the Facebook page by clicking here.

There are already a few videos on there to give you some more information on the project.

Make sure you like the page and share with friends so you can keep in touch and help get everyone involved!

Best,

Liam

I'm afraid the rumours are true!

I'm really grateful to friends across the region who asked me to stand to be the Labour candidate for the West Midlands Metro Mayor. But, I can confirm today what some of you know already...

Before he died, I'd spent many hours talking things over with legendary Sandwell leader, Cllr Darren Cooper.

Dear friends,

I thought you might be interested in an exciting new opportunity for 16-25 years olds to gain a free level 1 qualification in Sports Leadership.

The course is being offered by Sport 4 Life, a local Birmingham charity who aim to change the lives of disadvantaged young people between the ages of 12 and 25.

Dear friends,

I thought you might be interested to know just how much funding we've received from the National Lottery here in Hodge Hill.

Since 1994, Hodge Hill has received a total of  £22,140,552 million in National Lottery funding, benefiting 422 local projects.

Since July 2004, we've received £5,964,153 through 260 grants.

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This morning I was delighted to help launch Birmingham Labour's Positive Offer for Local Government ahead of the Council elections on Thursday 5th May 2016.

 

You can read a copy of the Positive Offer document by clicking on the link below.

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