Conservative Bournville Councillor Tim Huxtable has been appointed as cabinet member for transport and regeneration at Birmingham City Council. This follows a re-shuffle of cabinet posts following the recent local elections.
A Birmingham Councillor has said if American food company Kraft continues with its pursuit to takeover Cadbury, Bournville could become an “industrial wasteland.” In a full City Council meeting yesterday Coun Summerfield (Conservative) called Cadbury “the very heart, soul and lifeblood” of Birmingham. He said: “Cadbury has committed itself long term to Bournville. If a [...]
This is the first in a series of posts profiling your local councillors in Bournville ward. First off, Councillor Timothy Huxtable, Conservative. Coun Huxtable was first elected in 2002, gaining 43 per cent of the vote and helping the Conservatives increase their seats in the City Council which was still at that point Labour controlled. [...]