What a Lib Dem council would do for Birmingham

What a Lib Dem council would do for Birmingham

On the 3rd of May Birmingham will elect a whole new council.  It will run the city for 4 years.  The Lib Dems have a plan to fix the councils failings.  Failure to empty the bins, failure to clean the streets, failure to spend our money effectively.  Download our manifesto here for more details. ...

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Harborne Police Station To Close

Harborne Police Station To Close

The Labour Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the West Midlands is proposing to close 24 buildings across the force area to save some £5 million a year in ongoing costs. The closure list includes Harborne police station, but other buildings closed in Birmingham include Quinton and Edgbaston....

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Lib Dem plan to tackle homelessness

Lib Dem plan to tackle homelessness

The Lib Dems have drawn up a plan to help the growing number of people who are sleeping rough in Birmingham. Local campaigner Colin Green said “To tackle rough sleeping properly, we need to know the real extent of the problem. Council claims that during their recent count only found 57 rough slee...

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Birmingham one of worst councils for recycling

Birmingham one  of worst councils  for recycling

Our Labour run council has been moved into the relegation zone for recycling. Birmingham is now in the bottom 10 councils for their worst recycling rates in England.  Figures for 2016/17 show that only 24.4% of household waste is recycled, reused or composted. This compares to 42% in Solihull, 41...

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Birmingham Lib Dems call for food waste collections

Birmingham Lib Dems call for food  waste collections

Your local Liberal Democrats are calling for a trial of food waste collection in Birmingham.  Lib Dem candidate Colin Green said “A recent Council report found that 48% of all Birmingham’s general waste was food waste. There is no reason Labour couldn’t have already introduced food waste collecti...

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Lib Dems call on government to invest in local police

Lib Dems call on government to invest in local police

A big thanks to those who have taken part in our recent campaign to highlight the problems faced by local police. You have told us of your concerns that the police seem to have disappeared from the local streets - and you don't know how to contact them. Our Liberal Democrat crime survey found ove...

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Edgbaston Liberal Democrats

Edgbaston Liberal Democrats serves Edgbaston, Harborne, Quinton and Bartley Green wards in Birmingham.

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