Birmingham Respect is working hard to oppose the imposition of a ‘Red Route’ traffic restrictions along the Stratford Road.
An independent study by academics at Birmingham City University on the impact of the Route estimated that it could cost up to 200 jobs and take £2million out of a deprived area. Over 3,000 local people have signed a petition against the Red Route.
Following a special council hearing into the scheme Councillor Salma Yaqoob is demanding an apology from the city’s Transport boss Len Gregory after he accused her of deceiving colleagues over the controversial Red Route scheme. All the evidence suggests that Gregory is the one whose stories don’t stack up.
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