Letter to the Home Secretary on the Government's New Plan for Immigration

Following the Government’s announcement of its New Plan for Immigration, Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities shares this open letter to the Home Secretary.

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Why armed forces veterans need our support after serving their country

Cllr John Cotton talks about why service men and women need support and the help that is available ahead of a Veterans Community Day in Birmingham next week.

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Why raising awareness of anti-social behaviour is crucial to community safety

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities takes a look at how the city tackles ‘ASB’ as part of Resolve’s first Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week.

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How council advisors have helped Birmingham citizens during the pandemic

Across Birmingham people faced furlough, lost jobs or homes during the pandemic. Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member - Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities on how the council provided support.

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Why paying the Living Wage has to make a difference

It is Living Wage Week and Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, talks about why Birmingham needs to become a Living Wage City.

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Why Birmingham has to work to be a real equal opportunity employer

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety & Equalities, on how the council, already leading the charge on tackling inequalities affecting Birmingham’s diverse population, is turning the spotlight on itself as an employer

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Why it's important we remember Srebrenica

Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities, on why it is important to remember those who lost their lives in the genocide in Srebrenica in 1995.

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How Redthread are helping victims of violence turn their lives around

As Birmingham, and the wider West Midlands, continues to see a rise in violent crime – particularly knife crime – Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities talks about his recent visit to Redthread.

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