John Lewis announces departure date for Andy Street
John Lewis has confirmed its managing director Andy Street will step down from the role at the end of next month to pursue his bid to become West Midlands mayor.
The Conservative Party last night confirmed Mr Street would be its candidate after weeks of rumours linking him to the election.
Voters in the West Midlands county will go to the polls next May to select a directly elected mayor for the first time, following a devolution deal agreed between the Tory Government and the new West Midlands Combined Authority.
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