Birmingham and Nottingham are in the news for all the wrong reasons as their councils grapple with financial difficulties and the process that goes with s114 status. We look at the quiet but growing crisis of local authority finance, the impact on the emergency services and ask whether in an election year, local leaders should be pushing this topic to the top of the agenda.
Join us for a deep dive into the storm brewing in Birmingham and Nottingham, as local councils face financial turmoil. Explore the ripple effects on essential services, particularly the strain on emergency services. In an election year, should local leaders be at the forefront of this financial crisis?