West of England Response - Industrial Strategy Green Paper The West of England has responded to the Government’s Industrial Strategy. In setting out our local priorities and challenges we have highlighted some specific proposals on [...]
The names of the six candidates standing in the first West of England Combined Authority Mayoral election have been published.
Those standing in the West of England Mayoral election are:
Tim Bowles – The Conservative Party Candidate
Aaron Warren Foot – UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Darren Edward Hall – Green Party
Lesley Ann Mansell – Labour and Co-operative Party
John Christopher Savage – Independent
Stephen Williams – Liberal Democrats
West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is looking for people to join its Business Nominations Committee.
As the economic climate evolves, the West of England is facing new opportunities and challenges. We are looking for people to join our Business Nominations Committee who can represent our diverse region. This Committee will oversee the recruitment and appointment of business and university members to the LEP Board.
The West of England Combined Authority, which will manage new powers for transport, housing, adult education and skills, holds its second meeting on March 15, at Armada House, Bristol. At the meeting, members will agree a budget for 2017/18.
First meeting of the West of England Combined Authority, which will manage new powers for transport, housing, adult education and skills.
A West of England devolution deal that will see more decisions being made locally, rather than nationally, on issues including transport, housing, adult education and skills has reached a significant milestone.
Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils give final endorsement to devolution deal
On Monday 14th November, Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils voted to give their consent on the Parliamentary Order for the West of England devolution deal. The Order, issued by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, seeks to establish the West of England Combined Authority.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Right Honourable Sajid Javid MP, visited the West of England today, Thursday 13th October 2016, as part of ongoing discussions with the region's leaders on the devolution deal.