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Posts Tagged: West Midlands
In contrast to 2008’s financial crisis, the Coronavirus is expected to be short-lived. In the meantime, the Government must be quick to protect livelihoods.
For the Conservatives to fulfil their promise of “levelling up” the UK, they must create ample employment opportunities.
We can’t continue to favour projects such as Crossrail over developing infrastructure in other parts of the country which generate much greater relative returns.
Labour has chosen a Corbynista as its Police and Crime commissioner candidate. He won’t provide the action we need.
Bury, the West Midlands, Dudley and perhaps the Durham PCC polls are well worth keeping an eye on.
We must level-up the country. By providing the funds we need, the Government will send a vote of confidence in the power of local decision-making.
WATCH: Street demands more transport investment for West Midlands and help developing brownfield sites
“We want the same sort of connectivity that you enjoy in London. Let’s get on and invest in our Metro.”
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 City has great potential. But unemployment is at twice the national average, and the need to build more homes is immediate and pressing.
We have a candidate for PCC in Jay Singh-Sohal who grasps the complexities of policing one of the most densely populated areas in Europe.
This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
Good quality office space is far cheaper in Birmingham than London, and the quality of life is higher. The West Midlands is full of battleground parliamentary seats.
We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.