Policy paper

West Midlands devolution deals

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:

Devolution and mayors: what does it mean?

Published 17 November 2015
Last updated 23 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with second devolution deal

  2. First published.