Starting with our share of the 20,000 new officers being recruited. We will give them the extra resources and they need to be able to do their jobs. Police will be able to stop people they believe they are carrying weapons to protect the public.
New housing should work for us, not just the developers. That's why Matt is asking for your views on where new homes should be built to ensure they are heard by the council. We need homes in the right places that people can afford, with the schools and road improvements they need.
We need to encourage more businesses to move here and benefit from employing our hardworking people. Matt will make sure workers receive a decent wage and the right training to achieve their full potential.
By upgrading the A66, building an additional Tees crossing and using extra funds to tackle potholes, we can ease congestion. I will also work to ensure more regular train services and support the Mayor develop a plan for our airport.