'Bankrupt' Birmingham council faces intervention from officials
Birmingham City Council issued a section 114 notice at the beginning of September (Picture: SWNS) An inquiry has been launched into cash-strapped Birmingham City Council after it effectively declared itself bankrupt. Communities secretary Michael Gove told MPs today of plans to appoint commissioners to take over the authority and figure out what went wrong. He said the council is ‘failing to comply with its best value duty’ after it issued a sec…
Michael Gove announces intervention into 'bankrupt' Birmingham City Council
Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has announced he will appoint commissioners to take over Birmingham City Council and launch a local inquiry into the authority after it declared itself effectively bankrupt.
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