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West Midlands Combined AuthorityWest Midlands Combined Authority
Mayoral Powers ConsultationMayoral Powers Consultation
On May 4th
next year, voting
age citizens in the seven
‘metropolitan authorities’ will
get to elect a Mayor for the
West M...
The leaders of the constituent
authorities each hold a
portfolio in the WMCA Cabinet.
Until the Mayor is elected, the
Cabi...
However, the WMCA
covers a much larger area.
The non-metropolitan
areas are known as the
‘non constituent
authorities’.
• ...
Under the first devolution
deal, the Government
agreed to pass certain
powers and budgets to
the Mayor and the
WMCA.
• Con...
The consultation – largely
multiple choice – wants to
get your views on the
following…
• Responsibility for ‘key route net...
Any questions?Any questions?
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20160724 WMCA consultation presentation

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20160724 WMCA consultation presentation

  1. 1. West Midlands Combined AuthorityWest Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral Powers ConsultationMayoral Powers Consultation
  2. 2. On May 4th next year, voting age citizens in the seven ‘metropolitan authorities’ will get to elect a Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). These are known as the ‘constituent authorities’.
  3. 3. The leaders of the constituent authorities each hold a portfolio in the WMCA Cabinet. Until the Mayor is elected, the Cabinet will be chaired by Bob Sleigh (Leader, Solihull). • Health & Wellbeing; • Economic Growth; • Public Service Reform; • Skills & Productivity; • Housing & Land; • Transport; • Finance & Investment*; • Midlands Engine*;
  4. 4. However, the WMCA covers a much larger area. The non-metropolitan areas are known as the ‘non constituent authorities’. • Shropshire County Council; • Warwickshire County Council; • North Warwickshire Borough Council; • Rugby Borough Council; • Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council; • Redditch Borough Council; • Tamworth Borough Council; • Telford & Wrekin Borough Council; • Stratford-on-Avon District Council; • Cannock Chase District Council;
  5. 5. Under the first devolution deal, the Government agreed to pass certain powers and budgets to the Mayor and the WMCA. • Consolidated, devolved transport budget; • Responsibility for franchised bus services; • Responsibility for ‘key route network’ of roads; • Planning powers to drive housebuilding and improvement; • Growth funding: £36.5m per year over 30 years; • Devolved 19+ adult skills funding from 2018/19, responsibility for chairing Area Based reviews of 16+ skills provision; • Joint responsibility with the government to co-design employment support for ‘hardest-to-help’ claimants; • Responsibility to work with the government to develop and implement a devolved approach to the delivery of business support programmes from 2017 and deliver more integrated working together on investment and
  6. 6. The consultation – largely multiple choice – wants to get your views on the following… • Responsibility for ‘key route network’ of roads; • Planning powers to drive housebuilding and improvement; • Devolved 19+ adult skills funding from 2018/19, responsibility for chairing Area Based reviews of 16+ skills provision; • Cross-boundary low emissions and clean air zones; • Creation of a HS2 Development Corporation; • Mayoral precept and business rate supplement; …but you get an additional 100 words for further comments.
  7. 7. Any questions?Any questions?

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