Skip to main content

Building a better connected, more prosperous, fairer, greener and healthier West Midlands

West Midlands Election Results

Richard Parker is the new Mayor of the West Midlands after being declared winner of the 2024 election.

What is the Combined Authority?

Combined Authorities are set up to improve their region’s economies. We invest in the region through collaboration with our partners, but we don’t replace local councils.

What we do

Latest News

Image 3 Giga

14 June 2024

Major economic boost and thousands of new jobs on the way as Investment Zone delivery plan gets green light

Investment Zone is capable of attracting in excess of £5.5bn of private investment and more than 30,000 new jobs

Cllr Sharon Thompson 47641573602 O

14 June 2024

Sharon Thompson appointed Deputy Mayor of the West Midlands

Role will assist Richard Parker, Mayor of the West Midlands, in delivering his priorities for the region

WM Bus Stop

13 June 2024

Regional bus fares to rise as industry struggles to meet rising costs

Day and season bus tickets set to rise by average 6% due to increasing costs of operation

Scooters Lined Up Digital

30 May 2024

New £3 million support programmes to drive economic growth

The High Growth Accelerator and Supply Chain Transition Programme have been launched by Business Growth West Midlands (BGWM) to turbocharge the growth...

See all news stories