Dr Henley’s diagnosis: ‘Birmingham has been badly run by Albert and Ian’

Birmingham council is a failing dysfunctional organisation because Labour and Conservative leaders gave top jobs to their chums who had no experience and proceeded to make numerous bad decisions, one

Clancy issues leadership pledges: ‘Scrap Capita contract, introduce zero-based budgeting and free school meals’

Birmingham city council’s £80 million contract with Capita will be scrapped if John Clancy wins the local authority’s leadership race, it was confirmed today. Launching his campaign to replace Sir

Ian Ward: ”I’m the only person with experience and skills to lead Birmingham council’

Ian Ward launched his campaign to become leader of Birmingham city council today, declaring that he is the only person with the “capacity, experience and skills to do the job

Tories offer ‘vision statement’ for Birmingham as Bore and Ward prepare for crunch showdown

Opposition Conservatives have weighed into Birmingham council’s leadership difficulties by accusing the Labour-led authority of starving suburban areas of funding while pumping money into the city centre. Tory group leader