Bidding starts today for Midlands cities to apply for millions of pounds of Government cash to boost economic growth.
Former deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine is announcing the Greater Birmingham Project which will apply for funding. £55 million of investment from Westminster is up for grabs.
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.