“Government targets on environment disappointing and unambitious” says Dan Norris

Responding to the Government’s plans set out in today’s (18 May) speech by the Environment Secretary, Metro Mayor Dan Norris said: “I’m disappointed by the government’s unambitious targets. But in the West of England we are up for a challenge and we will go further and faster leading the way getting to net zero byContinue reading ““Government targets on environment disappointing and unambitious” says Dan Norris”

Mayor Norris comments on Queen’s Speech

Following the Queens Speech today, Metro Mayor for the West of England Dan Norris said: “As pandemic restrictions ease and the West of England opens up more, we need to learn the lessons from covid and build back better. “My top priority is jobs and skills. But I am concerned that for this out-of-touch governmentContinue reading “Mayor Norris comments on Queen’s Speech”

Let’s get back on track

Mayor Dan Norris has demanded answers and urgent action from GWR over the cracked Hitachi high-speed trains chaos. Mayor Norris has written an open letter to the operator’s boss wanting to know how it will help passengers left stranded in the region. In a letter to GWR managing director Mark Hopwood the newly Labour electedContinue reading “Let’s get back on track”

Mayor Dan Norris thanks Keir Starmer

Mayor Dan Norris thanks Keir Starmer for ‘unlocking’ West of England election Speaking on BBC Breakfast newly elected Mayor Dan Norris thanked Keir Starmer for ‘unlocking’ the election in the West of England, saying he had made it possible for people to listen to Labour’s message and that was why the result was so good.