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.
Posts Tagged: Andy Street
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.
Our collective decision to concentrate on targeted literature resulted in success against keyboard warriors navel gazing on social media and preaching to their own.
Good luck to every Conservative standing for election today. Let us hope that in future much more power is devolved to the roles you are competing for.
Labour is nowhere much to be seen – but the national picture makes the task of winning this council back from it far harder.
Wendy Thompson: Here in Wolverhampton, we have a premiership team. Now we need a premiership council.
Conservatives are offering a positive alternative. We can be a strong and effective voice for every Wulfrunian.
Fittingly, the Black Country, synonymous with the heavy industry of the Industrial Revolution, aims to take the lead in building this new science of reclamation.
Devolution has given us the chance to solve the long-standing transport and infrastructure problems which have been holding us back.
Andy Street: The West Midlands Local Industrial Strategy ensures we are the workshop of the modern world
From transport tech and data-driven healthcare, to creative enterprises and the services sector, we are forging ahead.
We need to take a dynamic new approach to our High Streets with ambitious thinking. The future is not just retail.
John Downer: Scrapping HS2 wouldn’t help the North, it would cut a vital lifeline to the regional economies
Crucial investment in local rail infrastructure isn’t an alternative to the new line, it depends on it.