Birmingham budget heading for £17m overspend

By Martin Ford | 29 July 2019

Issues with bin lorries are contributing to a £17m projected overspend by Birmingham City Council.

The budget could be put under further strain should the number of homeless people outstrip the capacity of support services.

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