Brum commissioners warn council will need further help to agree lawful budget

By Mark Conrad | 09 November 2023

Commissioners at Birmingham City Council have warned it will struggle to agree a lawful budget next year without further help.

A report to senior Birmingham councillors next week features revised plans to deliver £165m worth of savings in 2024-25 and £35m in 2025-26 as the UK’s largest authority moves into cost-saving mode.

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