Monthly Archives: January 2007

Harborne Path – Cleanest For 30 Years!

A couple of weeks ago I received a complaint about Arless Way in Harborne. This historic path goes all the way from Quinton Rd right up the hill. It was in a filthy state with litter and leaves everywhere. Definitely … Continue reading

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What Democracy Means

This morning I was a guest speaker at the Centre for Studies in Security and Democracy at Birmingham University, in the Edgbaston constituency. The subject of the lecture was “Organising An Electoral Campaign”. A regional organiser from the Labour Party … Continue reading

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David Cameron In Birmingham

This afternoon I went to the New Testament Church of God on Lozells Road in Birmingham where David Cameron was delivering a keynote speech entitled “Bringing Down The Barriers to Cohesion”. He highlighted five barriers to community cohesion including extremism, … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

This afternoon (Sunday) I have been to Birmingham’s Holocaust Memorial Day service, organised by the City Council. The service was held in a marquee beside the Hall of Memory in Centenary Square. Amongst the people taking part were the Lord … Continue reading

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Big Birdwatch Day In Edgbaston!

Today the “Metamorphosis at the Martineau Gardens” Project in Edgbaston held a Big Birdwatch Day to tie in with the RSPB’s national Birdwatch Weekend. Metamorphosis is an organisation which the Edgbaston Councillors have supported in the past with Neighbourhood Renewal … Continue reading

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Community Affairs on Newstyle Radio

Today I was a guest on Newstyle Radio, which is based in the Afro-Caribbean Millennium Centre on the Dudley Road. I was on Mahtab Khan’s Community Affairs programme to talk about the current consultation on future health provision in the … Continue reading

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Scrutiny Conference

As well as being Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for the four wards of Bartley Green, Edgbaston, Harborne and Quinton (which together make up the Edgbaston Parliamentary Constituency), I am also a Councillor for Edgbaston Ward. My role on Birmingham City Council … Continue reading

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