Colin lives in Birmingham and is a Liberal Democrat campaigner and activist. He spends his spare time campaigning on issues in Selly Oak, Bournville, Brandwood and Billesley to help deliver change for local residents.
If there is a local matter you would like to discuss with him or with Selly Oak Liberal Democrats, please get in touch and we'll do the best we can to help.
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The winter weather has taken its toll on some of our roads and there has been an outbreak of potholes. The Lib Dem team are taking note of these as they walk around the ward are reporting them to the council for repair.
As the new Liberal Democrat campaigner for Bournville ward, I've asked the council to make the necessary repairs. I think it is important to look after our city and I'm keen to get involved. If there's anything I can help with, from road repairs to fly tipping and missed refuse collections, please email me at email@example.com or phone and leave a message on 0121 589 1608. I'll try to get the problem solved as soon as I can.
Birmingham's Labour run council have decided to cut Council Tax Benefit by 20%. This means thousands of low income and unemployed households will now have to pay council tax.
Labour put this to January's council meeting where they voted down a Lib Dem amendment which would have left council tax benefit unchanged.
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The Living Wage is in the news again after a new figures for 2012 have been published. It's not a new idea. Liberal MP Mark Oldroyd wrote about it in 1894 and the Living Wage foundation has been promoting it for over 10 years. The new figure is £7.45 per hour and is higher than the current minimum wage of £6.19. So what is the Living Wage for and why is it important?
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