Are two roles too many?

By Chris Mahony | 04 October 2017

To adapt an old Sun headline about David Mellor, Mark Rogers went from two roles to none in around six months.

His high-profile departure as chief executive of Birmingham City Council came months after he ended three years as the president of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE). There was a hint that being seen to juggle another hat with the challenging full-time day job may have weakened his position in Birmingham.

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