This hugely important industry is undergoing rapid change. For the region that created the golden age of motoring, that’s an opportunity.
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By working closely with Government to target investment, we have rekindled that creative spark that is one again catching the eye of the world.
They are chosen not from a factional or ideological standpoint, but from what I see while doing the job of Mayor.
The march of technology stops for nothing – not even Brexit – and the businesses and regions which embrace it will be the winners of the future.
Andy Street: Here in the West Midlands, we’re on the verge of reopening railways that have been closed since Beeching
In Birmingham, rail has recently become the leading mode for commuting – overtaking the car. This makes it the only city outside London where this is true.
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.
Andy Street: Beneficial, healthier, better. Our West Midlands plan to get people out of cars and on to cycles.
“We want to kick-starting a transport revolution that steers our population towards healthier ways of getting from A to B.”
Remember where we are; remember what has come down to us. Our unique heritage is there to be opened up.
Ultimately, we are working to ‘design out’ homelessness entirely, by helping at-risk people before they get to a crisis point.
Andy Street: Here in the West Midlands, there’s a new kind of politics developing. We call it Urban Conservatism. And it’s winning.
Our new fortnightly columnist on a renaissance which “through teamwork and shared vision, is producing real results”.
The EU’s petulant announcement that the UK is no longer eligible to compete for European Capital of Culture makes the national award all the more important.
A less bureaucratic approach will ease hardship and bring more money in. But the Government also needs to ensure equal rules apply for all that are owed money.
Andy Street’s victory was just the start of the Conservative advance in this thriving city.
Andy Street: Next Thursday, we can make history here in the West Midlands. This is your chance to be part of it.
It’s about leadership; it’s about making a success of Brexit, and it’s about ending that litany of Labour failure.
Andy Street is the right candidate in the right place at the right time.