Connectivity gap threatens region’s international trade prospects say business leaders

SENIOR business figures in Birmingham and Solihull have supported claims that the West Midlands’ economy is suffering due to poor international transport links.

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, together with Birmingham and Chamber of Commerce, have endorsed comments by Birmingham Airport that the UK in general – and the West Midlands in particular – is suffering from an acute regional ‘connectivity gap’.

As a result of the poor connectivity, the re... For the full story register now for free or login below...