These West Midlands voters in Tom Watson’s seat care deeply about Brexit and see the Prime Minister as their champion.
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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.
Unity of purpose requires debate, compromise and ultimately putting collective interest above self- interest.
The UK needs a state-of-the-art ‘gigafactory’, and it should be built here in the West Midlands alongside our established automotive cluster.
Reviewing the details of the results in this region gives a sense of how volatile the electorate has become.
Our collective decision to concentrate on targeted literature resulted in success against keyboard warriors navel gazing on social media and preaching to their own.
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.
There appears to be a correlation between Conservative success and a stance that shows you support the democratic wishes of the people.
Success in politics is about delivering the goods. This should provide encouragement to the local associations who fared less well last week.
Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
The local election results so far. Voters turn on the two big parties over Brexit, and say: a plague on both your houses.
To date, these elections are raising strategic questions above May’s leadership and Corbyn’s policy – especially over a second referendum.
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.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
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.”