Yesterday the Home Office today announced a new package of measures to crack down on illegal working by migrants. Anyone who thinks the UK is a soft touch should be in no doubt – if you are here illegally, we will take action to stop you working, renting a flat, opening a bank account or driving a car.
Our Summer Budget delivers security for working people - and delivers on the promises upon which we were elected:Growing the economy and getting the national finances under control with the national debt falling. We have a balanced plan to finish the job on the deficit and run a surplus - so our country lives within its means and we’re better prepared for whatever storms lie ahead.
It is five years since the Coalition conducted a far-reaching Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Through fiscal necessity, this resulted in not only the re-organisation of Britain’s defence capability but also its paring down to a more slim-line beast.
Kings Norton resident Mike Bennett, who has been the Chair of Hampstead House since 2005 headed for the top with prospective MP for Birmingham Northfield, Rachel Maclean with an invitation from Prime Minster David Cameron to Number 10 Downing Street.
The Labour-run City Council is now charging households £35 to collect our garden waste. We'll eventually be provided with a wheelie bin (which will hold around three of the current sacks) and we won't be allowed to put out any extra. To put out more than this, we'll be required to buy more wheelie bins.
Angry Birmingham residents are noticing fly tipping is on the increase across the city. One recent account was at Frankley Reservoir in Bartley Green, where some people have decided that due to Labour’s £35 garden waste tax, that they will simply drive to the nearest area of countryside and dump their garden waste.
Residents who want binmen to cart-off their grass cuttings now have to pay £35, those who don’t buy into the scheme face trips to the tips. To date, only 20,000 of the city’s 400,000 householders have forked out the fee.
On Friday July 26th, Erdington Conservatives chose local Councillor and resident Robert Alden to be the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Erdington & Kingstanding at the next General Election, due in 2015.
Copyright 2020 Birmingham Conservatives. All rights reserved.