Council receive £757 million equal pay claims

Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, has said there is no other way than to look at decommissioning services in order to look for money to pay for the equal pay claims the council received today.

In addition, the council needs to save £600 million a year for the next five years.

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£757 Million Council Payout

Birmingham City Council today said it's received equal pay claims totalling £757 million from women who were paid less than men for doing the same job.