The Council House, Birmingham (shot 5)
The Council House, Birmingham by Rick Harrison on Flickr

NOTE 24/5/11 3.25pm Birmingham City Council media team have had a problem with their video system so the live video stream will NOT go ahead for this meeting. We have been promised audio, however.

*Updated Tuesday 24th May 10.30am

Birmingham City Council will live stream a full council meeting for the first time this afternoon, allowing the public easier access to council proceedings via the internet.

Cameras will follow the meeting in the council house, with images being streamed directly to the internet using the ustream service.

The stream will be available below once it goes live at 3.30pm, Tuesday 24th May.

Those wishing to follow and discuss the events whilst watching the live stream, can do so on twitter using the hashtag #bccmeetings or follow and join in the discussion on the CoveritLive event page (NB: tweets with the #bccmeetings hashtag will automatically appear on the CoverItLive page)

Links to help you follow and join in the discussion:

Cover It Live event page – set an email reminder for the event and watch the discussion once the meeting starts
Follow #bccmeetings  on twitter
Follow B31blog on twitter
Meeting agenda (pdf)

*The stream will appear below once live *AUDIO ONLY* (requires Adobe Flashplayer):

Streaming Video by Ustream.TV


  1. I’ve yet to see the CoverIt software do anything other than show a loading screen, so I do hope it works this time…


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