Library of Birmingham – round one to us

communitiesagainstthecuts

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/council-shelves-plan-find-firm-4020338

For everyone who missed the article in the Birmingham Mail yesterday, Birmingham City Council has been put the defensive in a big way with its plans to privatise Birmingham’s new central Library. Our campaigning is paying off. While it was on the 9th April that the Leader and Deputy leader of the Council took the decision to pull back from the tendering process (see press release below), it was us who spotlighted what was going on behind the scenes, in particular by our press releases on the 28th April and our interview on the Radio WM Adrian Goldberg show on 30th April. The important thing to note about the stopping of the tendering process however is that they still plan to privatise in the long-term, so we need to keep a close eye on things.
We have to ask, what is the Labour Party doing in moving towards privatisation? They have…

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