November Newsletter from Richard Burden MP

November’s Newsletter gives an update on my work on Road Safety Week and HS2 as a Shadow Transport Minister, as well as Labour’s pledges to scrap the Bedroom Tax and freeze your energy bills.  There is also news about the campaign to boost the BBC’s presence in  the West Midlands and exciting new developments for cycling in Birmingham! 

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s update, and remember you can also sign up to recieve the monthly newsletter straight to your email account.

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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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