The Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine was in Birmingham today to announce plans which would see £11 billion of investment for the Midlands.
He wants to boost economic growth around the country by dividing investment between five regions instead of concentrating on the capital.
A Report is being launched today by Lord Heseltine, exploring ways of stimulating economic growth in the West Midlands.
Lord Heseltine was given a warm welcome at Birmingham's town hall as he addressed members of the city's private and public sector.
Former deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine is in Birmingham today to announce an £11bn government investment for the Midlands.