2015: Top Ten Stories of the Year
As our review of the year highlighted, 2015 on the Chamberlain Files was dominated by the ongoing impact of the Kerslake Review and the resignation of the Council leader ten months later. Here, we countdown the top ten stories of the year.
5: Our strongly worded editorial on the ‘almost’ decision that a public debate for the leadership contenders was not really necessary. It really was and co-ordinated pressure from the publisher of this blog and that of the Post & Mail managed to shine some light onto proceedings.
If you haven’t caught up, you can read our review of the year – in three parts covering events at Birmingham city Council, devolution progress and Birmingham’s economic boom – as well as our two-part political awards (which frankly aren’t worth the paper they are not written on).
Tomorrow: part two of our exclusive interview with new council leader John Clancy.
As the world now knows, ‘Brenda from Bristol’ – or #Brenda4PM or Brenda “Not another
So, who was surprised at 11.00am yesterday morning as the Prime Minister declared her wish
They say (or at least Harold Wilson did) that a week is a long time
Beverley Nielsen will be the latest Mayoral candidate to publish her manifesto today when she
The search to find a permanent chief executive for the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)