West Midlands the ideal place for C4
DEAR Editor, I want to express my wholehearted support for the bid by our Mayor Andy Street and the West Midlands Combined Authority to get Channel 4 to relocate to our region.
The West Midlands is the ideal place for Channel 4, which has a youth orientated remit. We have the youngest and most diverse population in the UK, future fast transport links to London through HS2, and one of the largest digital sectors in the country – currently employing 25,000 people!
Bringing Channel 4 to the region can only help boost the West Midlands tech cluster, increasing the economy by an estimated £5 billion by 2030.
With cross party support throughout the region, and backing from public bodies and