‘Metro Mayor’ election 2017: Hustings & other resources
27th March 2017
Voters in Bristol, Bath & Northeast Somerset and South Gloucestershire council areas go to the polls on 4 May to elect a new ‘metro mayor’, see our blog for more information.
BGCP CIC and partners are holding an environmental sustainability-focused hustings event with the metro mayor candidates on 25 April at the University of Bristol’s Priory Road Lecture Theatre.
Other hustings events
Here are the other hustings that we are aware of. If we get details of any more events, we will add them here.
Wed 22 Mar Economy hustings Business West & Centre for Cities: catch up here
Mon 3 Apr Transport infrastructure Bosch, UWE Bristol & Business West, Bristol & Bath Science Park
Thur 6 Apr Bristol 24/7 hustings Broadcast via Facebook live 2 – 3pm, see here
Wed 19 Apr BBC Points West debate Catch up here
Thu 20 Apr Digital economy hustings CreaTech, Engine Shed: book here
Mon 24 Apr Women’s hustings Bristol Women’s Voice, Unitarian Chapel, Brunswick Square: book here
Wed 26 Apr Sustainability hustings Transition Bath, BRLSI, Bath, book here
- New policy report from University of Bristol – What can we expect from a metro mayor?
- WECA mayor election information
- Business West comment piece, metro mayor guide & business manifesto
- Centre for Cities metro mayor FAQ, West of England hustings recording, 3 priorities for the West of England metro mayor, & 7 lessons for new metro mayors
- City Metric summary of devolution in England
- Economist, “All politics is loco”, 4 Mar 2017
- House of Commons Library briefing on combined authorities
- Resolution Foundation, A western union: living standards and devolution in the West of England (Jan 2017) & Bristol event slides
- West of England devolution infographic (via Bristol Business News)
- West of England LEP (4 councils, including North Somerset
- BBC Points West debate