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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Season's Greetings from Beverley

Season’s Greetings and a very Happy Holiday to One & All

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Beverley Debates on Transport

Government has held the West Midlands back and owes us says Lib Dem mayoral candidate

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Eradicating Youth Unemployment: Can the Government up its game?

Responding to Andy Street’s statement about youth unemployment made earlier this week, Beverley Nielsen, Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate for the West Midlands, said:

“Eradicating youth unemployment will be on everyone’s to-do list."

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Business leader argues for the Need for an Industrial Great Britain

Responding to the publication of ‘Jobs, Welfare and Austerity: How the destruction of industrial Britain casts a shadow over present day public finances by Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill (Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University), Simon Topman, CEO of ACME Whistles, Birmingham, said:

“This report describes how UK manufacturing employment has fallen from 8.9 million to just 2.9 million over the last fifty years and the consequent destruction of the economic base of many communities.

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M6 Toll: the cost of rhetoric too high says top businessman

Responding to the announcement by the Labour West Midlands Mayoral candidate that the M6 Toll should be free for all to use, Paul Cadman, one of Manufacturing Magazine's Top 100 most inspiring and influential individuals in Manufacturing; finalist in EY's Entrepreneur of the Year, 2016; West Midlands Business Masters Manufacturer of the Year, 2016; and Acquisition International's Most Innovative UK Leader for 2016 said “This was something the Black Country Chamber of Commerce were pushing for as far back as 2014.

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Planning for Birmingham - HS2 Airport – Opening up jobs, opportunity and closing down noise pollution for residents

Following the government’s announcement giving Heathrow R3 the go ahead, Sir Howard Davies, Chair of the Airports Commission, noted in the Telegraph, 23rd October, that Birmingham could be a better decision for a second round of airport expansion expected in the coming years, ahead of both Gatwick and Stansted – a significant statement for the region.

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