Nielsen backs 'hub' concept to restore the JQ


Birmingham City Council is in danger of destroying its historic Jewellery Quarter (JQ) by focusing on new residential space, and ignoring the small manufacturers which gave the area its name, says Lib Dem Mayoral candidate, Beverley Nielsen.

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Metro Mayor candidates go head to head during BBC Debate


On Thursday April 20th, the six candidates vying to be West Midlands Metro Mayor went head-to-head during a televised debate. The debate was chaired by Patrick Burns the Midlands political editor of the BBC and was shown on BBC One at 22:45.

The candidates faced audience questions and outlined their vision for the role of Metro Mayor.

Liberal Democrat candidate Beverley Nielsen gave her vision for what she called “the greatest region in the UK” and argued the West Midlands will “change the world again” through “ingenuity, creativity and our innovation and design”.

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Lessons we can learn from Germany's “Mittelstand”

Beverley visits Wade Ceramics

Low productivity and limited access to finance have bedevilled Britain's SME manufacturers for decades. The Lib Dems' Mayoral candidate in the West Midlands, Beverley Nielsen, believes the solutions lie in Germany.

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Stall-holders launch class action suit against city council


Thirteen stall-holders from Birmingham's historic Bullring market have filed a class action suit against the city council, demanding lower rents and rates, in a long-running row about their leases.

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Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate unveils bold new 'Lib Dems Deliver' poster campaign


Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate, Beverley Nielsen, today unveils her partnership with Elonex to promote her campaign, 'Lib Dems Deliver' in the final run up to the first West Midlands Mayoral Election, 4th May 2017, which will see giant electronic posters at major sites across the region urging people to vote for her.

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Beverley Nielsen launches manifesto and promises radical change


On April 8th Liberal Democrat candidate for West Midlands Metro Mayor, Beverley Nielsen, launched her manifesto at the regional Liberal Democrat conference in Wolverhampton.

She called for ‘‘radical change’’ and promised to ‘“sweep aside the outdated two-party system”. 

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Clean air campaign can't take cabbies or passengers for a ride

West Midland councils mustn't make black cab drivers, and passengers, the innocent casualties of their anti-pollution campaigns, according to Beverley Nielsen, the Lib Dem candidate in the regional Mayoral election.

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Lib Dem West Midlands mayor candidate makes plea to Remainers

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Beverley Nielsen placed the EU and the next generation at the heart of her election bid at her campaign launch today

Beverley Nielsen placed the EU and the next generation squarely at the heart of her election bid at her campaign launch today in the industrial heart of Birmingham.

Branding herself as the champion for change, the former CBI regional director set out her policy platform at the Wiggin Street factory of JLR supplier Frank Dudley Ltd. 

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December Update From Beverley

Below are just some of the events and activities I have been working on for the past two months with our newly assembled team. We need to do more and your support will be vital.

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