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Birmingham Professional - What will the WM Metro Mayor mean for the region?
Mon 3 April 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 BST
On Thursday 4th May 2017 the citizens of the West Midlands will vote for the first Mayor of the recently created West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
The Mayor will lead the WMCA in taking decisions on transport, mental health, housing, skills and public sector reform.
This session will provide an overview of regional devolution, the powers of the new Mayor, and what this may mean for the region as well as an opportunity to ask questions.
Speakers will include:
Professor Catherine Staite, Director for Public Sector Reform, INLOGOV
Dr Matt Cole, Teaching Fellow, Department of History
Introduced by Jennifer Crisp, Public Affairs Manager