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.
Meet the Mayor
We’re led by the Mayor of the West Midlands. The current Mayor is Andy Street, who is in office until May 2024. The Mayor chairs the WMCA Board and acts as a voice for the region, nationally and globally.
What we do
28 February 2024
Local people will be able to buy surplus bricks, tiles, flooring and other building supplies, saving them money and reducing landfill thanks to...
23 February 2024
More than 2,000 Ukrainian refugees have found sanctuary in the West Midlands since the start of the conflict – according to figures released to...
22 February 2024
Investment of £7.59 million moves factory from Cradley Heath on four-and-a-half acres of brownfield land
21 February 2024
Over 6,000 people to get the chance to learn the skills they need to land a quality job following the announcement of £27m for the region’s innovative...