Life after Street: who’s in the economy hot seat if GBSLEP loses its mercurial chair?

With the odds narrowing on Andy Street securing the Conservative nomination to run for West Midlands’ mayor, chief blogger Paul Dale considers what impact the departure of the Greater Birmingham

Latest economic plan is ‘deliverable and not fanciful’, WMCA chief promises

No one can accuse the West Midlands Combined Authority of producing a Strategic Economic Plan lacking in ambition, or of failing to make the case for radical change. The SEP

Communication breakdown: WMCA hit by strange case of portfolio paralysis

There are 50 days to go until the West Midlands’ local government landscape changes irrevocably. On June 1, all being well, the West Midlands Combined Authority will become a legal