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Planning Birmingham’s Future & Budget Consultation 2014-15

Planning Birmingham's Future & Budget Consultation 2014-15 Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “This time last year I talked to you about 'the end of local government as I've known it'; and this year I am still talking about 'the end of local government as I've known it', but just to be […]

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Sport and physical activity service review

By on 26/11/2013 in Service Reviews with 0 Comments

The aims of the review are to ensure a strategic spread of facilities and services across the city in the future, as well as meeting the budget pressures and reductions. A transformation approach was signalled, with the strategy acknowledging the context to date of the service provision, as well as the strategic requirements for it […]

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Safeguarding, supporting and educating young review

By on 07/11/2013 in News, Service Reviews with 0 Comments

A Green Paper has been released containing details of the Safeguarding, supporting and educating young review. This green paper updates the green paper on education services published earlier in the year and links it to the wider services we provide for children. Birmingham is a city with one of the youngest populations in Europe, which […]

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‘Standing up for Birmingham’ campaign

By on 05/11/2013 in News, Service Reviews with 0 Comments

Introduction You will be aware that we have had a stepped approach to our savings planning, particularly in the later Service Reviews, which will enable us to progress through a series of stages in order to deliver the savings and the priorities required: Step 1 - ensure direct services are at least 'best in class' […]

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Updated Green Paper on Adults Social Care

By on 29/10/2013 in Service Reviews with 0 Comments

The first Green Paper on Adults Social Care, published in June 2013 was based on an in-depth review of the service. The review acknowledged: There are some people who will always require care. By virtue of birth, or through disabilities acquired through life, some citizens will need the council to make arrangements to meet their […]

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Safe, Clean and Green Neighbourhoods review

By on 16/10/2013 in Service Reviews with 0 Comments

A Green Paper has been released containing details of the Safe, Clean and Green Neighbourhoods review. Safe, Clean and Green Neighbourhoods covered a range of services and functions aimed at improving the living environment and making Birmingham safer and environmentally sustainable. This includes: Waste management, refuse collection, and recycling Street cleansing Pest control Community safety […]

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Developing a successful and inclusive economy

By on 20/09/2013 in Leader, News, Service Reviews with 0 Comments

Our latest green paper covers council functions that aim to help the city succeed economically and build an inclusive economy. Green paper: Developing a successful and inclusive economy The services considered for this review are responsible for: Ensuring that new developments are taking place in Birmingham and regeneration is benefitting priority areas Securing investment to […]

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Latest service reviews launched today

By on 11/09/2013 in News, Service Reviews with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council today made the latest in a series of announcements about the Service Reviews. Green papers have been released containing details of the two Reviews below. A Well Managed and Resilient City This review covered services which support the proper regulation of commercial and social life in the city: Bereavement Services Mortuary/ Coroner's […]

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Local government being pushed close to the edge

The following is an open letter from Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, on a revised forecast of the authority’s finances, which show a poorer position that previously thought… You will be aware, I'm sure, of the 'Jaws of Doom' phrase that I coined last year. This showed that, by the end of […]

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