On Thursday 6th May 2021, there will be an election to decide who will be the new West of England Combined Authority mayor. The election will be held across the Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire council areas.
The inaugural West of England mayoral election was held on 4th May 2017.
The current mayor, Tim Bowles (Conservative), announced in November 2020 that he would not be standing for re-election in 2021.
- West of England devolution deal (HM Treasury)
- The West of England Combined Authority Order 2017
- West of England Combined Authority
Samuel Williams (Conservative)
Jerome Thomas (Green Party)
Dan Norris (Labour)
Stephen Williams (Liberal Democrats)
If you are aware of a prospective candidate or reference link that is missing from the above list, please let us know.
West of England mayoral election news
12th January 2021 | Bristol Post
Greens choose Bristol city councillor as metro mayor candidate
20th December 2020 | The Gazette
Conservative candidate for West of England mayor announced
18th November 2020 | Bristol Post
Labour pick ex-MP Dan Norris as West of England metro mayoral candidate
24th July 2020 | Bristol Post
First candidate announced to run for West of England mayor