Working together as a region and by taking a business approach Andy Street has led the region to win over £1.7billion of extra funding from the Government. That’s why Mayor Andy Street DOESN’T have to raise your Council tax.
The Mayor of the West Midlands has the power to raise tax – called the Mayoral Precept.
But because of this approach, Andy isn’t going to use it. Keeping bills down in Longbridge and West Heath.
Working with Government, we won £1.7billion of investment. Helping to expand the Metro. Clean up unused land for new homes. Provide 225 homes for the homeless. And grow our local economy.
There’s still more to do.
But with Mayor Andy Street, we’re starting to see progress. And we’re seeing that progress without charging you a penny extra in Council Tax