West Midlands Regional Assembly

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West Midlands Regional Assembly
WM regional logo.png
Formation 1999
Legal status Regional chamber
Headquarters Birmingham
Region served West Midlands
Website wmra.gov.uk

The West Midlands Regional Assembly (WMRA) was the regional chamber for the West Midlands region of England, established in 1999. It was based in Birmingham. It was abolished on 31 March 2010, its functions transferring to West Midlands Leaders Board and to Advantage West Midlands.


The assembly was not an elected body an was made up of 100 members[1] of which:

  • 68 were nominated from local authorities across the region, including county, district, borough and city councils.
  • 16 were from the business sector.
  • 16 were from regional interest groups such as trade unions, parish councils and environmental groups.


The main functions performed by the WMRA included:[2]


  1. ^ "West Midlands Regional Assembly". UK. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "About Us". UK: West Midlands Regional Assembly. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

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