"Coun Whitby explained his enthusiasm for Blues began all of seven years ago, the day he became Tory…"

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“Coun Whitby explained his enthusiasm for Blues began all of seven years ago, the day he became Tory council leader, and he backs them because: “They carry the city’s name and are part of our brand. This sends a positive message about Birmingham to the millions of people watching in China.””

Whitby is true blue in his own way – Hancock – Birmingham Mail