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.
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We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
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.
The scale of the challenge is vast, but ultimately it’s a “good problem” to have.
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.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
After 45 years, justice has still not been served for the 21 people who were murdered. Their families and their city deserve closure.
In 2017 the Party remained inflexibly committed to an excessively aggressive campaign. CCHQ has learned lessons, but must not fight the last war.
Andy Street: Our holistic approach to public health in the West Midlands ensures spending is effective
We are encouraging people to do more exercise. We are investing millions in schemes to boost cycling and walking, which helps improve air quality in built-up areas.
Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
Andy Street: Brownfield First works in the West Midlands. The Conservatives should commit to rolling it out elsewhere.
Our pledge has been to look first to these former industrial sites, to reclaim them and clean them up, when developers come knocking on the door.
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.
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.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
The UK needs a state-of-the-art ‘gigafactory’, and it should be built here in the West Midlands alongside our established automotive cluster.