I love Birmingham Rep. It’s a beautiful building and has long been one of the cultural jewels as our only producing theatre with something for everyone. Birmingham’s reputation is built on our industrial heritage which means that many people hear Birmingham and think engineering, cars and manufacture. That’s OK until some, who’ve probably never setContinue reading Dish out the £1.5bn arts fund
News of cuts at BBC Birmingham have sent shockwaves through a region braced for huge Covid19 job losses. The plans mean axing 1 in 6 posts with the Mailbox at the forefront where 33 of 36 hub jobs are going, raising questions about its future. Award-winning shows like Inside Out will be scrapped and regionalContinue reading BBC Brum plans in tatters
This week, Steve McCabe MP presented his petition, in the House of Commons, signed by hundreds of his constituents, asking the Government to introduce a statutory entitlement to paid leave for carers of 5 to 10 days per year.
Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, is calling for reconstruction and innovation to tackle unemployment as we attempt to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.