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Mark rogers

If the rumours are true Mark Rogers' departure sets a worrying precedent

The announcement of Mark Rogers’ imminent departure as Birmingham City Council’s chief executive has sent shockwaves through local government yesterday, and not only because Mr Rogers is generally well-liked and respected across the sector. The circumstances surrounding his carefully worded “moving on”, as the council’s press notice termed it, appear extremely unusual.

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