In the run up to the White Paper on Levelling Up, our interview with the former Chancellor opens this week’s ConHome series on localism.
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Here in the West Midlands, our priority now is making sure young people get the jab, and easing pressure on the NHS.
They are at the heart of my plan to create skills, and opportunities across the region, as well as 35,000 jobs.
Across the West Midlands, voluntary groups are also leading the way to put new life into stations, cinemas, town halls, and other landmarks.
The role of strong local leadership here cannot be underestimated in galvanizing place prosperity.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
He’s proof that your boat can be swept along by the same tide as others, but how you steer it is a matter of individual style.
Plus: Starmer needs to bring Cooper and Benn into his top team. But will they even want the jobs?
But he looks to be a stronger candidate than he did four years ago, when he first stood to be West Midlands Mayor.
I’ll get back to work the moment the election result is announced.
It’s your efforts on the doorstep and phone that will help us to deliver more local Conservatives with a proven track record of delivering good local services.
Just one question: is the Party failing collectively over expectations management? Hopes over Hartlepool risk running out of control.
He won narrowly in 2017 in a shock result. Another victory would signify more fundamental political change.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.