Banana Republic

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A positive look at the Birmingham political scene from BirminghamLive.Meeting the people involved and exploring the issues facing the city.

Building a better Birmingham

We're talking architecture and buildings in Brum with a former planning committee chairman Peter Douglas Osborn and former conservation and heritage p...
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Leaders Question Time

Birmingham City Council leader Ian Ward and deputy Brigid Jones faced questions from BirminghamLive readers. We get the ones we expected, plus a coupl...
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New Kids on the Block

They were both campaigners and pressure group activists, but now the Green Party's Julien Pritchard and Conservative Suzanne Webb find themselves newl...
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Jan Tomorrow

This episode has a brief preview of the local election, followed by a chat with Birmingham's joint newest councillor Morriam Jan. Just 12 months after...
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Power to the people

In conversation with Gino Bellavia who is explains what Liquid Democracy is and why people like him are frustrated with party politics and looking to ...
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Shouting from the backbenches

After fighting to get elected how have two young councillors fared on the backbenches. Has it been worth it and what can you achieve as a young politi...
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