In the second of our special summer reports, the Chamberlain Files team examine a turbulent 12 months for Birmingham city council. The past year has been one of the most momentous in
Birmingham council leader John Clancy has warned the authority’s highest-paid officers that they have got to work together more effectively as a team. He said that while some progress had
The performance of Birmingham city council improved last year with the authority recording a sharp increase in the number of key targets it met. Out of 29 measures in the council
The latest person to be given the task of portraying Birmingham city council in a better light and improving its communications record has been named. Eleri Roberts, head of campaigns
It will be six months on 1st June since the tectonic plates underpinning Birmingham city council snapped apart with the election of a new Labour leader, John Clancy, who replaced
Chamberlain Files’ chief blogger Paul Dale reflects on a week marked by dramatic cabinet changes at the top of Birmingham city council. Politics is a rough old trade, as John
The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel is proposing to take a six-month break to give city council leaders space to deliver wide-ranging culture change set out in the Kerslake Review. In
The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on the progress the Council has made in implementing the recommendations of the Kerslake Report.
Joint statement the three group leaders Cllrs John Clancy (Leader of the Council, Lab), Robert Alden (Con) and Jon Hunt (Lib Dem) and Mark Rogers, Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council.
The fourth public meeting of the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel was marked by an unprecedented display of chumminess between the city council’s Labour, Tory and Liberal Democrat group leaders. Chamberlain Files