Andy Street told us that the issue would be one of his first priorities in his new role.Read the full story ›
The first ever West Midlands Mayor joined us live on our programme after the results were in.Read the full story ›
Conservative Andy Street has been elected the first Metro Mayor of the West Midlands.
He beat off Labour MEP and former MP for Birmingham Erdington Sion Simon.
Speaking after the results, Simon said the West Midlands election was overshadowed by national issues.
The Conservative Party Candidate Andy Street has been announced as the first West Midlands Mayor, but what is his vision for the region?Read the full story ›
- Andy Street - 2,260
- Siôn Simon - 2,476
- Andy Street - 3,306
- Siôn Simon - 2,446
- Andy Street - 2,186
- Siôn Simon - 1,811
- Andy Street -2,213
- Siôn Simon - 3,236
- Andy Street - 2,981
- Siôn Simon - 2,256
- Andy Street - 1,712
- Siôn Simon - 1,96
- Andy Street - 73,578
- Siôn Simon - 95,098
Labour candidate Siôn Simon and Conservative Andy Street are the two left in the race for the position of West Midlands Mayor.
Siôn Simon and Andy Street are to fight it out for the position of West Midlands Mayor.Read the full story ›
Political Correspondent, Alison Mackenzie is at the Barclaycard Arena, one of seven locations, where votes for the first elected West Midlands Metro Mayor are being counted.
Today's confirmed turnout is 26.68%.
Labour ahead in the Coventry City council count for WM Mayor .. 44% for labour , 37% for conservatives ... https://t.co/uZaOfjSEI9