In 1895 Joseph Chamberlain
accepted office as Secretary of State for the Colonies under Lord Salisbury, and gained a great reputation in that post.
By the time the chapter is concluded, you may well be convinced that the young Churchill was idealistic and occasionally intemperate - "Is it really necessary to be quite as personal in your speeches?" Joseph Chamberlain
asked him in a private letter - but not opportunistic.
Outlining its future vision, trust chairman Les Sparks said: "We believe that Highbury is the ideal location upon which to bring young people together to learn about civic governance, how cities like this are managed, with the opportunity to compare and contrast with the great work of Joseph Chamberlain
in his day."
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A 16-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of a teenager near Joseph Chamberlain
From left, front row: Mrs Chamberlain, Ethel, Joseph Chamberlain
, Ida, Hilda.
If one can hear a noise close to Key Hill Cemetery then it will be Joseph Chamberlain
spinning in his grave.
Council leader Ian Ward said: "The Chamberlain Highbury Trust aims to make Highbury Hall and Joseph Chamberlain
's legacy relevant to future generations and we are keen to do everything we can to ensure the hall is restored and improved for citizens and visitors to enjoy both now and for many years to come.
Under the banner 'Joseph Chamberlain
: Imperial Standard Bearer, National Leader, Local Icon' it assessed Chamberlain's work as Mayor of Birmingham, Colonial Secretary, leader of the Liberal Unionist Party and Tariff Reform.
<B The headstone memorial of Joseph Chamberlain
at Key Hill Cemetery
The gothic mansion was built in 1878 and remained the family home of former Birmingham Mayor Joseph Chamberlain
until his death in 1914.
By 1875, Joseph Chamberlain
had become one of the most popular men ever to live in the region but that year subjected him to more personal trauma than he could handle.
Elly Tobin, principal at Joseph Chamberlain
College, said about the recent Ofsted grading: "Of course, I am personally delighted with the outcome of the inspection, but I am particularly delighted for the staff and students here who are the ones that have made this outstanding grade possible.