Defend Council Services Defend the NHS

Friday 16th April 7.30 pm  Birmingham Council House

John Lister (London Health Emergency)
Tony Hughes( Secretary GMB B49 Branch)
Jack Dromey(Labour PPC for Erdington)(invited)
UNISON speaker
No cuts in services, jobs, or conditions
National Health Service
Rhetoric – “The NHS is safe with us” “Efficiency savings” “We will protect front-line services”
Reality: – £20 bn “savings” required out of £100bn national budget
 5600 beds at risk in London test-bed plan for cuts.
 37% cuts in spending on nursing and 43% on doctors
 1 in 3 A&E departments at risk
 £2.4bn cuts in West Midlands area
 2 wards closing at City and 2 at Rowley Regis
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Birmingham City Council Rhetoric – “A city for the 21st century” “Forward”
Reality: – £600 m “savings” planned out of £3bn budget
 Care homes to be closed
 7000 jobs may go
 Leisure services to be axed
 Nurseries to be closed

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