Our City has great potential. But unemployment is at twice the national average, and the need to build more homes is immediate and pressing.
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We have a candidate for PCC in Jay Singh-Sohal who grasps the complexities of policing one of the most densely populated areas in Europe.
This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
The Prime Minister was right to say many voters have only ‘lent’ us their votes. We must now earn that trust, by ensuring the benefits of life in a post-Brexit Britain reach all communities.
After 45 years, justice has still not been served for the 21 people who were murdered. Their families and their city deserve closure.
Parvez Akhtar: The Conservatives will need to campaign hard to retain the Mayoralty of the West Midlands
The region is still strong Labour territory. We must ensure that Andy Street is at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.
There was a really good vibe at Party Conference – especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
A serious devolution agenda would champion freedom from the suffocating tendrils of risk-averse Whitehall mandarins.
Listen to Johnson for any length of time and it becomes clear that his time as Mayor of London has had a profound impact on his politics.
Economically, we are winning long before the first medal is presented.
We cannot afford to have so much at risk of bandwidth bottlenecks in Westminster and Whitehall. It’s time to kickstart decentralisation.
The previously centralised direction of spending was unimaginative and bureaucratic. Funding went into leisure courses.
The West Midlands provides a case study for the UK in how connectivity can transform an area by linking its communities, its geography, its businesses and its people.
A new era of optimism in Downing Street can bring positive changes for my area.