What the Mayor is saying

This page contains transcripts of the opinion pieces and speeches made by the Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis.

Institute of Technology Tribe Event

Speech delivered at the Institute of Technology Tribe Event on 18/06/18

Thank you for the opportunity to speak today.

This has been an important event, that hasn’t just celebrated the hard work, the creativity and the ambition of all those involved in the Institute of Technology (IoT) Tribe accelerator. But has also explored the role digital industry will play in our economy.

There are many people who play a part in events such as these and the work that we are celebrating.

But a particular word of thanks must go to Tanya Suarez and the IoT Tribe for bringing such a talented cohort of start-ups to the region.

Well done – and thank you.

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Channel 4 Speech

Speech delivered in The House Of Commons on 10/05/18

Thank you Chair for the opportunity to speak today.

Before I start I must make a declaration of interest – today I speak to you not just as an MP serving the residents of Barnsley Central but also in my role as the new Mayor of the Sheffield City Region.

Last week 260,000 residents across South Yorkshire voted in the election. I remain honoured and humbled that after a hard-fought campaign I was elected to serve. It is a responsibility I take very seriously.

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