Labour is broken.
Seven former Labour MPs have resigned their party and have come out today saying they are embarrassed and ashamed of Labour today.
As part of Democracy Day on Wednesday 13 February, the Chair and Secretary of Sandwell LibDems, Bryan and Kevin Manley-Green, were invited to Stuart Bathurst Roman Catholic School in Wednesbury to speak to groups of pupils.
Tory cuts, since the end the coalition with the Liberal Democrats in 2015, have seen schools in Sandwell struggle for basic supplies and to find teachers.
Sandwell Liberal Democrats in Great Barr will be joining forces with their colleagues in Perry Barr this Saturday morning (February 9th), at the Scott Arms junction, to campaign over the plans to tear-down the A34 flyover in Perry Barr. (Photo courtesy of Birminghampost.co.uk)
Chinese New Year Message from our leader Sir Vince Cable MP
A Happy New Year greeting to friends and members of the Chinese community in the UK and to all who celebrate the Lunar New Year during this time of year!
LGBT History Month is a time for us to look back on how far we've come - and how far we have yet to go.
By Lynne Featherstone, Equalities Minister 2010-2015
Senior Executive Committee members from around the region met in Birmingham on Saturday 2 February to discuss policy issues. The event was chaired by Policy Lead, Dr Yeow Poon, joined by Regional Chair, Beverley Nielsen. Sandwell got more than a mention as our Chair, Bryan Manley-Green ensured that our borough was represented during the meeting.
We hope you had a great New Year and 2019 brings you health and happiness.
We have found a new venue and hope you can join us for our next meeting.
Monday 4 February, 7.30-9.30pm.
Hallam Street Community Project, (Hallam Street Methodist Church), Lewisham Street, West Bromwich, B71 4HE. The venue is fully accessible for people with mobility issues.
Why I’ll be attending the Sandwell Holocaust Memorial Day event this year.
Being Jewish, I grew up with stories of the Holocaust and remember vividly a neighbour who had escaped slaughter in the Nazi’s concentration camps. She was the grandmother of a schoolfriend. Seeing the number tattooed on her arm (which she tried to hide) made a lasting impression, although at seven or eight, I didn’t fully understand the ramifications of what I was seeing.
Members and supporters of Sandwell LibDems had a great time at the Christmas get together at the Old Dresser Café in Bearwood on Monday 10 December where we tucked in to a veritable feast supplied by Rob and Rich, our genial hosts.