Umunna backs Metro Devo while Jaguar Landrover finds another gear

By: Information Daily Staff Writer
Published: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 15:26 GMT

The Shadow Business Secretary has come out strongly in support of regional devolution and the mood in Birmingham at the prospect of a mighty, midlands, super region is more than enthusiastic.

As the Queen visits the Black Country to launch the vast new Jaguar Landrover engine plant, Chuka Umunna the Shadow Business Secretary tells the Birmingham Post that Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country should be overseen by a “metro mayor” in order to wrest power from Whitehall.

Making a strong case for regional devolution across the UK, Amunna argues that the Mayor of…

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