Watch again: Boris Johnson makes landmark levelling up speech in West Midlands
Telegraph, 15 Jul 2021
The Prime Minister is expected to reject suggestions that his flagship levelling up pledge will divert funding away from the so-called Blue Wall, promising not to "decapitate the tall poppies" or "rob Peter to pay Paul".
Labour has attacked the plans as just throwing money at a problem of their creating, with former Treasury minister Liam Byrne claiming it was "Bullingdon Club economics".
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