Clark 'confident' sector will be vital in May premiership

By Dan Peters | 12 July 2016

Communities secretary Greg Clark has highlighted the significance of Theresa May’s appearance in Birmingham on the day of her coronation as David Cameron’s successor.

Speaking at the local government all-party parliamentary group’s summer reception last night, Mr Clark drew attention to Ms May’s campaign speech in the city of Joseph Chamberlain, who created a framework for municipal government that survived intact into the later years of the 20th century.

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