Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lord Whitby tells Midlands manufacturers ‘world is our oyster’ after Brexit

Former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby has taken on a new high profile role to champion Midlands manufacturing – and help the UK attract 2 million more engineers in the next 10 years. The Midlands Peer, who ran Europe’s biggest local authority for 8 years from 2004 to 2012, is the new non executive

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Made in the Midlands toast historic summer drinks event

Made in the Midlands recently hosted a historic Summer drinks event at Hotel Du Vin, Birmingham, where they officially appointed Lord Whitby as their new non-executive Chairman. Lord Whitby is an English Conservative Party politician and the former leader of Birmingham City Council. During his time as leader, Whitby has been responsible for the slogan: “Global City, Local Heart”, a brand

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