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Local Elections May 2016

April 9, 2016 Gareth

I would like to thank my local community for nominating me to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Ladywood in the local elections on May 5th – grass roots liberalism!

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Trident vs Steel

April 3, 2016 Gareth

After the Conservatives had vetoed the use of import tariffs on Chinese steel, are they really surprised the steel industry in the UK is now floundering? Of course they aren’t. Trident costs £120billion and would […]

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April 2, 2016 Gareth

In case anyone wants to know… I’m pro Europe

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Jewellery Quarter

Farewell Brewsmiths

March 6, 2016 Gareth

Sad news from Andy and the staff at Brewsmiths on Livery Street. Due to low footfall there is not enough business currently to make it viable. I would like to thank Andy of his support […]

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International Affairs

Iran: Sanctions to be lifted

January 17, 2016 Gareth

More details on The Guardian Website – Click Image International sanctions against Iran have been lifted nearly 4 decades after being imposed. Yesterday the United Nations Atomic Energy Watchdog formerly accepted that Tehran have curtailed […]

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Jewellery Quarter

Staycity Aparthotel – Opening Feb 2016

January 13, 2016 Gareth

The Jewellery Quarter will soon be home to a Staycity Aparthotel. The Dublin based Staycity owned property is located on Charlotte Street. After £17million of investment the 170 one and two bedroom apartments will open […]

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Boundary Commission – Ward Changes

January 11, 2016 Gareth

Bob Kerslake, a government inspector,  produced in 2014 a wide-ranging report into Birmingham City Council and how the city is run. One of the main recommendations was to reduce the number of councillors and increase […]

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Jeremy Hunt vs Junior Doctors

January 10, 2016 Gareth

In the first industrial action since 1975, junior doctors in England will provide only emergency cover for 24 hours from 8am on Tuesday (12th January) The same action will be taken for 48 hours from […]

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LibDem Conference

September 17, 2015 Gareth

Off to LibDem conference in Bournemouth tomorrow – I will be tweeting using #ldconf