A proposed transformation would move away from the reliance on big anchor stores and create 1,300 new homes – all on reclaimed brownfield sites.
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With the help of government funding, the region is pioneering new technologies to create vital jobs and build more homes.
This ambitious business case is based on our experiences not only of recovering from the last downturn, but on the successes of the last three years.
We stand ready to act as a pilot area that would provide valuable insights for UK venues preparing for life after lockdown.
Andy Street: Our West Midlands recovery plan – and why no one-size-fits-all Whitehall scheme would work
Here, the recovery of our automotive and construction sectors is crucial – firms in the region directly employ around 46,500 people.
If you really want to see how we’re pulling together, the best example is taking shape now at the NEC, outside Birmingham – the new NHS Nightingale Hospital.
For the Conservatives to fulfil their promise of “levelling up” the UK, they must create ample employment opportunities.
Andy Street: Yes to HS2. But it’s only the start of the transport revolution we need north of Watford.
That’s why last week I launched my transport plan for the West Midlands – an ambitious, 20-year vision of how our constituent boroughs will be linked in the coming decades.
Our readers’ top choice was the same as Number Ten’s for the Lords: York. But a good case was made for Coventry – and Warwick University.
There would seem to be a difference between the rhetoric coming out of the US and the implementation of policy.
Andy Street: Levelling up for the Midlands and North. Javid must tear up the Treasury rules to make sure it happens.
We in the regions must accept that it will be up to us to provide the detailed data that will help to monitor the success of investment made.
Council debt costs the city £11 million a year in interest payments. Our vision prioritises the creation of jobs, regeneration, and thousands of new homes.
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.
Andy Street: Let business beat politics – and let’s build the nation’s first Gigafactory in the West Midlands
We can avoid the mistakes of the past by locating a new factory for electric car batteries in the regional home of vehicle manufacturing.
This hugely important industry is undergoing rapid change. For the region that created the golden age of motoring, that’s an opportunity.