Finance

By Jamie Hailstone | February 24, 2017

Birmingham will need 'bold and tenacious' leadership to deliver financial plans

Birmingham will need 'bold and tenacious' leadership to deliver financial plans

Birmingham City Council will need 'bold and tenacious' leadership to deliver its latest financial plans, according to its Independent Improvement Panel.

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