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The West of England’s economy is built on strong foundations with innovative and creative businesses and a highly skilled population. The economy is worth over £38bn a year. With a population of over 1.1 million people, one of the highest levels of graduates in the UK and over 45,000 businesses, the West of England competes on a global scale. It’s a region where highly-skilled people work, where ideas flourish, and where businesses grow. It’s also a place that a diverse population of people call home.

The West of England Combined Authority is made up of three of the local authorities in the region – Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

SUPPORTING OUR REGION THROUGH CORONAVIRUS

The West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership are committed to supporting our region’s residents and businesses through coronavirus.

Public safety is the top priority. We are urging people to stay alert and keep safe through social distancing.

We’re taking action to help people and businesses immediately affected.

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Vote on 6 May - your Regional Mayor matters

MAYORAL ELECTION 2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 there will be an election held across Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire to choose who will be the next West of England Mayor.

To vote in this election you need to be on your council’s electoral register. The deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday 19 April at midnight.

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OUR PLANS FOR THE REGION

Our Local Industrial Strategy sets out clear priorities to drive long-term growth in our regional economy. The strategy draws on the unique strengths of our region and sets out our ambition to be a driving force for clean and inclusive growth.

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