Nielsen endorses Lib Dems pledge to end rough sleeping


The Liberal Democrats have become the first major party to commit to ending the "national scandal" of rough sleeping across Britain, which is a huge problem in the West Midlands.  This national policy has been welcomed by Beverley Nielsen, Lib Dem Candidate in the West Midlands Mayoral election which is just days away on 4 May.

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Digital sector must integrate into the business world

The Lib Dem candidate in the West Midlands Mayoral campaign has issued a passionate plea for the region's creative digital sector to embrace the wider business community. Beverley Nielsen has spent the last decade at Birmingham City University (BCU), acting as a catalyst for numerous productive partnerships between employers and the education sector.

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New housing benefit rules are 'callous', says Nielsen

The Tories have been accused of cynically targeting vulnerable young people to slash government spending by Beverley Nielsen, the Lib Dem candidate in the West Midland Mayoral campaign.

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Put youngsters in the front-line to stop littering, says Nielsen

Beverley Nielsen, the Lib Dem candidate for West Midlands Mayor, wants to clean up our streets by enforcing a zero-tolerance approach to littering.

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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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