These devolution deals give the West Midlands Combined Authority greater control over transport, skills, business support and other areas.
The Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills visited Coventry on 17 November 2015 to confirm the West Midlands Combined Authority devolution agreement.
See our guides explaining the powers being transferred to English regions and new mayoral responsibilities:
Published: 17 November 2015
Updated: 23 November 2017
- Updated with second devolution deal
- First published.