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Birmingham ranks as leading English city outside London for quality of life

By on 14/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham has been ranked as having the highest quality of life of any English city outside of the capital, by the global Mercer Quality of Living Report 2017.

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£350 million Birmingham Peddimore to create 10,000 jobs

By on 14/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Plans for one of the country’s biggest industrial developments, creating 10,000 jobs in Birmingham, will be unveiled at MIPIM today (Tuesday 14th March).

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From tea to tech: Birmingham’s Typhoo factory to transform into tech hub

By on 13/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Stoford Developments has today been appointed to develop an historic heritage site in Birmingham. Previously the home of Typhoo Teas, over one million square foot is set to be transformed into a tech and creative hub.

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Council leader welcomes Midlands Engine ‘vote of confidence in Birmingham’

By on 09/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, describes the launch of the Midlands Engine strategy as “a vote of confidence in Birmingham”.

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Independent Improvement Panel reports on Council’s financial plans

By on 24/02/2017 in Cllr Clancy, Improvement Panel, News with 0 Comments

The Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel today published a letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, reporting on Birmingham City Council’s financial plans which will be submitted to the Council for approval on 28 February. The Improvement Panel’s letter draws on two reports from an independent financial review team which provided an […]

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After listening to citizens, Birmingham City Council to set 2017/18 budget

Following one of the largest pieces of consultation Birmingham City Council has completed, the 2017/18 proposed budget will be taken to Cabinet on 14th February. The consultation saw over 3,000 people respond and around 100,000 people engaged with during the activity to seek views on the proposals. Following this consultation a number of changes have […]

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Final independent financial review report on 2017/18 savings

The second and final report from the LGA-co-ordinated independent financial review team is now available. Commissioned jointly by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Improvement Panel, the review looks at the way the city council has developed its 2017/18 savings proposals. The first stage of the review took place in mid-December 2016, with the report […]

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Cities planning for industrial success in the home of Birmingham’s Joseph Chamberlain

By on 26/01/2017 in Blog, Cllr Clancy with 0 Comments

The Core Cities group of leading UK councils will meet in Birmingham’s Highbury Hall, the ancestral home of Joseph Chamberlain, for an ‘industrial strategy summit’ tomorrow.

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New funding boost for Birmingham businesses

By on 26/01/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

New funding boost for Birmingham businesses https://t.co/gRTdrbmUMR #localgov #SMEs pic.twitter.com/2SrVujmVRk — LeaderofBirmingham (@BrumLeader) January 26, 2017 Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy is appealing to Brummies to support a fundraising scheme that could generate £3 million to support local businesses The council is joining forces with ART Business Loans (ART) and ThinCats peer lending platform […]

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Birmingham care leavers to get council tax exemption

By on 24/01/2017 in Cllr Clancy, Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has today confirmed it will introduce a council tax exemption for care leavers. Recommended by the Child Poverty Commission, the city council immediately set the process in motion, resulting in today’s announcement. The 100 per cent council tax exemption will be mandatory for care leavers until age 21 and discretionary until age […]

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