They are at the heart of my plan to create skills, and opportunities across the region, as well as 35,000 jobs.
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Across the West Midlands, voluntary groups are also leading the way to put new life into stations, cinemas, town halls, and other landmarks.
Jonathan Werran: As recent local elections showed, the mayoral revolution has been a success. Now it must roll on.
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.
Iain Dale: Perhaps one day I’ll get involved in an election again. In the meantime, here are my predictions for Super Thursday…
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.
Andy Street: I’ve got a clear plan for the West Midlands, and I’m ready to go. Here’s what I’ll do in my first 100 days if re-elected.
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.
“Genuinely haven’t seen complaints”…”Not a single e-mail”…”Nobody is raising it”. Tory MPs on sleaze claims and the local elections.
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.
Richard Holden: This spring’s local elections. For levelling-up to work, we need local councils and leaders who back it.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
From the start, I have made it very clear that I am a Mayor for the whole region, not just ‘Greater Birmingham’.
An interesting mental exercise is to identify an institution that expands through failure. I can only come up with one – prisons.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.