Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games chairman announced
Birmingham lawyer John Crabtree has been appointed chairman of the 2022 Commonwealth Games organising committee.
Crabtree is currently serving as the Lord Lieutenant for the West Midlands, the Queen's representative in the region, and chairs the improvement panel overseeing Birmingham City Council's performance.
Prime Minister Theresa May made the £20,000 a year appointment to ensure the Games are delivered on time and on budget.
Crabtree said: "I was thrilled to be selected for this role and to have the opportunity to b... For the full story register now for free or login below...