Deirdre Alden Councillor for Edgbaston Ward.
Deirdre has been an Edgbaston Councillor since 1999.
During this time she has served in a number of different roles on Birmingham City Council and is currently Shadow Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Waste and Recycling, and is a member of the Co-ordinating Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Standards Committee.
Deirdre lives in Edgbaston with her husband John who served as a Councillor for Harborne Ward for 33 years but has now retired. John and Deirdre served as Birmingham's Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress during 2003/4 and their son Robert is the Leader of the Conservative Group on Birmingham City Council.
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