Economic strategy

Leader’s policy statement 2015: sets out progress on plans announced in 2014 and new actions for the year ahead. A political statement of the council’s priorities and objectives.

Strategy for growth: Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP)’s vision to establish Birmingham as the major driver of the UK economy outside London, create jobs and grow the local economy.

West Midlands Combined Authority: a statement of intent from the seven West Midlands metropolitan authorities (Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton) to form a West Midlands Combined Authority, working together with the three local LEPS.