Ruli Pennington is Editor of Council News Monitor and writes Night in the City an occasional column for Information Daily. She is passionate about better public services, devolution, malt whisky & women's football.@UnruliP
Birmingham City Council has appointed a new interim CEO with a track record of being parachuted-in to sort out failing local authorities. Stella Manzie, most recently sent by the Government to tackle Rotherham struggling with child sexual exploitation scandals, is back in Birmingham.