Two-year Sandwell intervention to end

By Dan Peters | 07 March 2024

Local government minister Simon Hoare has today confirmed that Whitehall’s two-year intervention at Sandwell Council will end.

Government commissioners Kim Bromley-Derry and Jim Taylor said they now believed Sandwell was meeting its Best Value duty and was ‘capable of taking forward its improvement independently’.

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