Our Values and Behaviours

These are our values. We shaped them together and we are proud of them. We also created a set of behaviours for each of our values. Our behaviours provide us with a way of working and they are our minimum expectations of everyone who works at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Championing Our Region

Championing our region


  • We have pride in our region and what we do

  • We are all ambassadors and role models

  • We understand how our work contributes to the bigger picture

  • We collaborate with our partners to make the region better

Working together


  • We work together as one organisation

  • We work together to deliver joint solutions

  • We understand the impact that our work has on others

  • We treat each other with respect and celebrate diversity

  • We align our priorities and communicate clearly

Working Together
Working Intelligently

Working intelligently


  • We try new ideas and approaches

  • We take the right steps to succeed

  • We streamline the way we work to add value

  • We work efficiently with the right tools and technology

  • We use all of our resources responsibly and sustainably

Positive about change


  • We embrace change and innovation

  • We welcome challenge and challenge others constructively

  • We are always learning and we nurture talent

  • We have clear direction and leadership

  • We empower decision making

Positive about change
Easy to do Business With

Easy to do business with


  • We are responsive to customer needs

  • We take ownership and find effective solutions

  • We are courteous and professional at all times

  • We deliver what we say we will and at pace

  • We are open about our decision-making