West Yorkshire Combined Authority

We work across West Yorkshire to develop and deliver policies, programmes and services which directly benefit the people of West Yorkshire.

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The Mayor of West Yorkshire

In May 2021, Tracy Brabin was elected Mayor of West Yorkshire, representing the interests of 2.3 million people across the region. The Mayor has responsibility for transport, housing and planning, and finance powers, as well as the functions of the Police and Crime Commissioner, supported by an appointed Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Alison Lowe OBE.

As the Chair of the Combined Authority the Mayor works with partners across the region and beyond to deliver regeneration and economic development, and co-ordinate the long-term programmes that will transform West Yorkshire. The Mayor also brings the region greater influence within Government at national level, including on economic recovery, the power to shape Government policy and access further funding.

Read Tracy Brabin's Mayoral pledges for West Yorkshire from 2021.

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Read our Corporate Plan 2023 - 24

Everything the Combined Authority delivers involves working in partnership. We work wholly in partnership with the five West Yorkshire local authorities towards shared objectives, centred around the goal of improving the lives of the communities that we serve. Working together we can share expertise, maximise the impact of our funding, and ensure our programmes and investments meet the needs of communities and the region. Read our Corporate Plan in full including our achievements, goals, finances, and people and partnerships.

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