Recently, we reformed the West Midlands Tourism and Hospitality Advisory Board, which speaks on behalf of the sector.
Our principal opposition is the Green Party. But we believe in the need for effective action, not gestures, to provide a better environment.
In last week’s local elections, several results went against the national trend. Unpacking why shows how the Tory vote has changed since 2010.
From Sandwell to Solihull, Bromsgrove to Wolverhampton, Dudley to Tamworth, we have been out to help the amazing local teams who have been working so tirelessly to hold and gain Council seats.
It boosts local economies and creates jobs, while it also provides tangible evidence of improvement in regions.
The Government’s actions are also a sign of confidence in the combined authority model.
The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
Look at the environmental footprint of your council’s buildings. Are they energy efficient?
This is an ambitious project designed to appeal to the 30 per cent of people here who don’t cycle but say they would like to give it a go.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
A proposed transformation would move away from the reliance on big anchor stores and create 1,300 new homes – all on reclaimed brownfield sites.
With the help of government funding, the region is pioneering new technologies to create vital jobs and build more homes.