A new industrial revolution for the West Midlands promises Green candidate
The latest West Midlands mayoral candidate has promised a new “industrial revolution” with a green twist if he is elected next year.
Green Party candidate James Burn wants to increase investment in low carbon industries and manufacturing, one of the key areas of growth in the world economy.
He also wants to bridge the region’s skills gap, saying it is a scandal that one in seven people here have no qualifications compared to one in 12 nationally.
He is the fourth person to declare officially their candidacy, joining Labour’s Siôn Simon, Conservative Andy Street and Lib Dem Beverley... read more
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