Birmingham set to pull out of Capita joint venture in revenue collection overhaul

BIRMINGHAM City Council is set to pull out of the revenue collection arm of its pioneering public-private joint venture partnership, Service Birmingham and take the operation in-house.

The move is part of the council’s long-term goal to reduce its spending.

The future of the outsourcing service, which is run by Capita on the local authority’s behalf, will be decided by councillors at a meeting of today’s cabinet.

The council’s intention is to terminate the Revenues element of... For the full story register now for free or login below...