Creating jobs, delivering apprenticeships , boosting industry


Let's Win An Oscar Or Bafta For The Midlands

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street is challenging the creative minds leading a West Midlands revolution in TV and film to win an Oscar or a Bafta for the region within five years.

Gigafactory Plan Could Protect Thousands Of Solihull Jobs

A huge 4.5 million square foot ‘Gigafactory’ to build electric car batteries would help protect thousands of Solihull jobs – and create thousands more.

Jaguar Land Rover, which has a site in Solihull, has recently announced that it intends to become an "all-electric" brand.

Solihull Can Bounce Back After COVID

Millions of pounds worth of investment will help Solihull bounce back after the pandemic.

This will deliver a massive transport and housing hub, which will bring quality jobs to Solihull – and help protect the green belt.

Getting The West Midlands Back Into Work

Just over four years ago I gave up my business career as the boss of John Lewis to start the job of working for our region as your West Midlands Mayor.

Mayor Step In Redeveloping Huge Derelict Walsall Site

Plans to reclaim a massive derelict site in Walsall have taken a huge step forward – and hailed the move as ‘fantastic news for the borough and the whole region’.

I will not let the Covid pandemic stop the plans, which could generate as many as 1,100 new jobs.

How We’re Fighting For Jobs In The Region

Tragically Covid is threatening jobs and livelihoods in the West Midlands. So I am fighting to support local jobs and businesses across the region.

In the West Midlands I have been: