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The West of England is an economic leader with an economy worth over £31 billion a year. A net contributor to the national purse, with a population of over 1 million people and over 43,000 businesses, our region competes on a global scale.

From left: Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol; Cllr Tim Warren, Leader of B&NES Council, and Cllr Matthew Riddle, Leader of South Gloucestershire Council.

WHO WE ARE

The West of England is one of the UK’s most prosperous regions and we want to make it even better.

The West of England Combined Authority is made up of three of the local authorities in the region – Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Working with our partners including the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership, North Somerset Council and other local service providers, our aim is to deliver economic growth for the region. Read more

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MAYORAL ELECTION

On Thursday 4th May 2017 there will be an election to choose who will be the West of England Combined Authority Mayor.

The election will be held across Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire authorities. Read more

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WHAT WE WILL DO

We are currently developing the vision for the West of England, to ensure our future is more productive and better connected.

This will include initiatives and measures to help sustainably grow our economy and tackle the barriers to growth. Read more

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DEVOLUTION

The Government recognises that the West of England is a very successful area. It is unique outside of London as being a net contributor to the UK economy. The overall aim of the West of England devolution deal aims to build on this success and deliver more growth for the local and national economy.

This deal will see more decisions being made locally on topics such as transport, housing and skills and could help to create more local jobs. Read more

The West of England Combined Authority Mayoral election is coming –
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Devolution Quick Quiz
Devolution Quick Quiz

CONTACT US

If you would like to get in touch with the combined authority team, please email info@westofengland-ca.org.uk

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