The Chamberlain Files | Homepage
Your chance to question Birmingham city council leadership candidates

Your chance to question Birmingham city council leadership candidates

🕔17.Nov 2015

The main hustings for the Birmingham city council leadership election are just 48 hours away.

All five candidates will be at the CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, at 6pm on Thursday November 19, to answer questions about their plans for running Britain’s biggest public body.

Only two hustings were officially sanctioned by the West Midlands Labour party.

One, an internal session for Labour councillors and members, will be held on November 23, the day the city Labour group meets to vote for a new leader.

The other, Thursday night’s session, is organised by the Birmingham Post and Birmingham Mail and Chamberlain Files. The audience will consist of around 120 members of the public, up to 70 city councillors and 70 Labour party members.

All public tickets have been snapped up, but we are working to release more if we can.

Anyone can submit a question, and a selection will be asked at the hustings.

The question must relate to a matter that is the responsibility of Birmingham city council.

Questions can be emailed to Mandy.Tsang-Wetherald@rjfpa.com or tweeted to @ChamberlainFile with the hashtag #brumleader, preferably by 5.00pm tomorrow.

The candidates to replace Sir Albert Bore as council leader are: John Clancy, Ian Ward, Barry Henley, Mike Leddy and Penny Holbrook.

Similar Articles

Early election alert! Fake facts hit Ladywood

Early election alert! Fake facts hit Ladywood 1

As the world now knows, ‘Brenda from Bristol’ – or #Brenda4PM or Brenda “Not another

Politics continues to surprise, but will Brenda be bothered?

Politics continues to surprise, but will Brenda be bothered? 0

So, who was surprised at 11.00am yesterday morning as the Prime Minister declared her wish

A week is a long time in (Council) politics

A week is a long time in (Council) politics 0

They say (or at least Harold Wilson did) that a week is a long time

Lib Dem candidate steps into the Wolves

Lib Dem candidate steps into the Wolves

Beverley Nielsen will be the latest Mayoral candidate to publish her manifesto today when she

WMCA starts CEO recruitment, Reeves will not apply

WMCA starts CEO recruitment, Reeves will not apply

The search to find a permanent chief executive for the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

About Author

Chamberlain Files Weekly

Don't miss a thing! Sign up for our free weekly summary of the Chamberlain Files from RJF Public Affairs.
* = required field

powered by MailChimp!

Our latest tweets

Published by

Published by

.

Our community