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Lord Morris of Handworth confirmed as guest speaker

2010-06-06 15:00:00

We are happy to announce that Lord Morris of Handsworth has agreed to be the guest speaker at our upcoming launch for the Birmingham is our Home project during Refugee Week 2010!

Sir Bill Morris OJ was born in Bombay, Jamaica and grew up in Cheapside, attending school in Mizpah. He arrived in Birmingham, England in 1954 and worked his way through the ranks of the Transport and General Workers Union to be elected as Britain's first black General Secretary in 1991 and re-elected in 1995. He retired from that post in October 2003 after 12 years.

Bill Morris is continuing his public role in a variety of ways, including being Chair of Midland Heart Housing Association since 2007.

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