Transport and housing challenges must be overcome for region’s growth success

Andy Street
The West Midlands must overcome challenges to its transport infrastructure, housing shortage and skills base if it is to challenge the economic power bases of London and the Northern Powerhouse, the Mayor of the region has said. Delivering a key note speech to the West Midlands Forum for Growth, Andy Street said the region had aspirations to be the equal of both of its rival blocs but stakeholders had to work together to achieve a positive outcome. Marking the first anniversary of the West Midlands Combined Authority, he said mu... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...