The letter Mark Rogers should write to the improvement panel, but never would

The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel meets tomorrow (March 10) to quiz city council leader John Clancy and chief executive Mark Rogers about progress in delivering the culture change demanded by the

Clark ‘encouraged’ by Kerslake progress, but next three months ‘critical’ for Birmingham

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has said he is ‘encouraged’ by Birmingham city council leader John Clancy’s “clear commitment to fully implement” the Kerslake recommendations. But Mr Clark also warned the

The day a ‘novice’ stepped up to the plate and proved his critics wrong

The latest letter from the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel chair John Crabtree to Communities Secretary Greg Clark makes it clear that Birmingham city council is finally beginning to deliver reforms

Improvement panel heaps praise on Clancy as Birmingham turns the corner

John Clancy’s leadership of Birmingham city council has gained a huge vote of confidence from the improvement panel set up to oversee the Kerslake Review governance reforms. In a letter to Communities

Is this Birmingham’s 1812 turning point? No cannons and chimes yet, but Kerslake reforms get fresh impetus

If meetings of the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel were set to music, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture would surely be a suitable choice, writes Paul Dale. The panel’s first two sessions might