Council: this time we’re serious

Birmingham City Council today publishes an Improvement ‘Stocktake Report’ outlining the current position relating to improvements recommended by Lord Kerslake in December 2014. In effect, it says that this time

Council: Communities Secretary asks for ‘urgent update’

The Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, has written to the Improvement Panel seeking an “urgent update” following “significant developments” in Birmingham.  The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel is meeting, at its request,