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Summer Newsletter

It has been a busy month in Westminster before MP’s left Westminster for the Parliamentary recess.

This July I have launched new project to tackle youth employment, been campaigning against the scandals of rip-off telephone rates and pay day loans, and revealing some shocking truths about the Government’s policy on arms exports. It was also a month that saw another development in the drama of MG Rover – Deloitte lost it’s appeal in the Tribunal investigating it’s corporate advice to the “Phoenix Four.”  

Looking to the future, I have also been pleased to welcome a number of new regeneration projects in our area. From the new Sainsbury’s at Longbridge, to over 100 homes in King’s Norton, and the success of Northfield’s very own beach, the sun has certainly been shining in South West Birmingham over the past month! 

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Richard Burden

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I was Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield between 1992 and 2019 and a former Shadow Transport Minister. I now chair Healthwatch in Birmingham and Solihull, and the West Midlands Board of Remembering Srebrenica. I also work as a public affairs consultant. I am an effective community advocate and stakeholder alliance builder with a passion for human rights. I am a trustee of the Balfour Project charity and of Citizens Advice Birmingham, and a former Chair of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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