A shocking report has found that infant mortality levels in Birmingham are seven deaths per 1,000 live births, compared with 3.9 deaths in England overall, with more than 100 babies dying before their first birthday each year in the city.
Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns the new raft of lockdown restrictions brought into effect on Wednesday 14 October – initially targeting the north-west – as a stark admission of failure on the part of Boris Johnson’s Conservative government to deal with Covid-19 on a national scale.
The Workers Party of Britain joined thousands of people across the country on Saturday as we gave our support to NHS workers and their campaign for a pay rise – #NHSPay15.
The Workers Party of Britain (Birmingham branch) will support any industrial or campaigning action that museum staff threatened by redundancy may choose to take.
The Workers Party of Britain and our members in the north west and the Midlands are ready to support workers and unions who fight any of the cuts planned at Castle Bromwich, Solihull, Ellesmere Port and Halewood.