BIRMINGHAM Council may not debate the future of the city’s Wholesale Markets – despite receiving a petition containing more than 20,000 names.
Under the rules of the authority, the submission of any petition bearing 20,000 signatures should automatically trigger a debate by the full council.
But the organisation claimed the petition, backed by the Birmingham Mail, was flawed on several counts and instead passed the issue to a smaller scrutiny committee to discuss.
Officials argued a claim that the markets were being closed was misleading and said there were only 18,000 valid signatures because some were from outside Birmingham or were illegible.
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