Chamber of Commerce: Birmingham is in pole position

Jerry Blackett, Chief Executive of Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, has told ITV Central that Birmingham is in pole position to lead the country ahead of Lord Heseltine's investment announcement.

The former deputy Prime Minister is to announce the Greater Birmingham Project later today with £55 million of investment on offer.

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B'ham's Economic Growth Plan

Following eight weeks of work with stakeholders in Greater Birmingham, Lord Heseltine will present his Greater Birmingham Project report. The aim is to show how economic growth in the city can be improved.