Following the announcement that 900 jobs are to be cut by Birmingham City Council, the leader, Sir Albert Bore, has said that council workers will be informed of job losses later today.
The council needs to save £110 million next year and all services are expected to be cut.
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A chilly but bright start to the day, a few sharp showers towards Shropshire.
Some bright and sunny spells, but becoming rather cloudy at times with scattered showers developing.