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Diwali in the Square

Saturday (October 20th) saw Birmingham hold its second “Diwali on the Square” Celebration in Victoria Square Birmingham. Diwali is an ancient festival that's celebrated every year and is also known as Deepavali meaning the Festival of Lights.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

Voices of World War 1 Exhibition

As Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group, Councillor Debbie Clancy attended the launch of the Voices of World War 1 exhibition in the Library of Birmingham on 4th October 2018. November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice of the Great War.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.