We have seen genuine levelling up being delivered in our constituencies thanks to the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT).
Securing Freeport status has meant thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of pounds of inward investment.
The Hammersmith Bridge omnishambles is the culmination of eight years of failure in my borough. It’s time for a change.
There are plenty of interesting ideas in here, but they add up merely to trying to do established policy a little better.
Relaxing planning policy in designated development areas could overcome problems caused by low land values and thus kick-start private investment.
These are areas that have been neglected for many years. The big cities have had rather greater attention for many years.
The Communities Secretary says he didn’t take decision to award Newark money from the Towns Fund.
A proposed transformation would move away from the reliance on big anchor stores and create 1,300 new homes – all on reclaimed brownfield sites.
Councils should do more to share premises, such as libraries and office reception areas. So should post offices.
De-industrialisation has led to a high number of empty properties. But we now have more housing completions than the average London borough.
We will fight on a positive city-wide agenda: respecting and empowering the individual, strengthening all communities, investing evenly across the City.
Business Rates and the planning system contribute to the problem of boarded-up shops in so many of our towns.