Birmingham’s Labour-run council is facing a £625 million deficit by 2016/2017. Budget cuts of up to 50% are planned. What public services will survive?
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Richard Hebditch of the Campaign for Better Transport reflects on the reshuffle changes at the departments for communities and transport.
Youth crime remains endemic in deprived urban areas. Communities must develop inclusive, youth-led strategies to tackle the gangs, writes a Labour councillor.
Central and local government are going to have to have to work together and invest in housing if we are to avoid a homelessness epidemic, writes Anna Turley.
Maurice Glasman says businesses “do not think the coalition government is serious about growth”; they think Labour and the unions should be “partners in growth”.
Becoming a social movement has sound principles and is smart politics – it should be where Labour organisationally steals a march on our rival parties in government.
Kevin Meagher reports on the launch of the Women’s Institute’s ‘Love your Libraries’ campaign, and the other nationwide campaigns to save our libraries.