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.
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.
Sat 14 May 2022
It will deliver 12 schemes including protected cycleways and safer crossing
Fri 13 May 2022
A new Electric Vehicle and Green Technologies Training Centre at City of Wolverhampton College was officially opened today (May 13) by Jane Stevenson, MP for Wolverhampton North East, and Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, who made a spectacular entrance to the event in a classic DeLorean car, as seen in the film Back to the Future.
Thu 12 May 2022
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) hosted an event (Wednesday May 11) to celebrate how a pioneering funding scheme has helped nearly 2,500 apprentices start work within businesses across the region.
Wed 11 May 2022
Construction work on three new stations on the Camp Hill line in south Birmingham is due to start later this year
The West Midlands Combined Authority is working with training providers across the region to offer FREE construction retrofitting courses.
Thrive at Work is our free workplace wellbeing programme that is helping hundreds of employers to keep their staff healthy, motivated and more productive.