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Easter Newsletter from Richard Burden MP

My Easter Newsletter provides an update on what I have been doing locally and in Parliament to represent people in Birmingham Northfield over the past few months.

This newsletter covers national issues from the Chancellor’s budget, road safety, potholes, the upcoming elections in May and an update on the ‘Trojan Horse’ allegations. There are also updates on Northfield’s budget, North Worcestershire Golf Course and the Climb Project.
I hope you enjoy reading this month’s news and remember you can also sign up to recieve the monthly newsletter straight to your email account.

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An Update on North Worcestershire Golf Club – 16 April 2014

Along with local Labour Councillors, for some time now I’ve been raising the widespread concerns of residents about North Worcestershire Golf Club’s (NWGC) announcement that they want to sell of the Golf Course in Northfield for redevelopment by Bloor Homes. We promised to keep residents informed so here is an update.

Bloor Homes, officers of NWGC and their advisors, Harris Lamb, asked to meet the local Labour team recently and a meeting with representatives took place on April 15 2014.

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Mothers day – the Coalition con on childcare

On this Mothers day, families would be forgiven for thinking they’re in for a £2000 subsidy on their childcare costs under plans recently announced in the Budget. Whilst any new money to help families facing soaring childcare costs is welcome, this Coalition con should not fool mums and dads in Birmingham.

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Jervoise School Visit

Last week, I joined Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt to visit Jervoise Primary School, near Weoley Castle, following their recent successful Ofsted inspection.

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Teaching Assistants Need Our Support

Last week, I attended an event in the House of Commons to back the GMB union’s campaign calling for support for Teaching Assistants in Northfield.

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