The new Mayor of the West of England, Tim Bowles, was officially sworn in to office today (May 8), at Engine Shed, Bristol. He said he was very proud to be elected as the very [...]
Following the results of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 counts, Tim Bowles, The Conservative Party Candidate has been declared the Mayor elect of the West of England Combined Authority. Verification totals Stage 1 count [...]
Tim Bowles (The Conservative Party) is the Mayor elect of the West of England Combined Authority following a region wide election. The result was announced today (Friday 5 May 2017) by Stephen Hughes, the West [...]
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 [...]
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.