We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
The region is still strong Labour territory. We must ensure that Andy Street is at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.
Economically, we are winning long before the first medal is presented.
The West Midlands provides a case study for the UK in how connectivity can transform an area by linking its communities, its geography, its businesses and its people.