‘Stakes are high for Birmingham’ as improvement panel prepares to meet

City council chief executive Mark Rogers has issued a guarded warning ahead of a crucial meeting this week of the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel – ‘we’re getting better, but the

2015: A Year of Revolution

2015 was a year of momentous change for Birmingham and the West Midlands. A city council leader was ousted and a new one chosen as the consequences of the Kerslake

Political leaders cast differences aside to keep commissioners out of Birmingham

Birmingham’s three political leaders have joined forces in an unprecedented display of unity to convince the Government that the city council will deliver governance reforms set out in the Kerslake

Operation Clancy: everything you need to know about the new council leader and his policies

No one can accuse the new Birmingham city council leader of lacking policies. John Clancy has radical schemes coming out of his ears; indeed, it is doubtful whether any previous