Tim Bowles (politician)

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Tim Bowles
Tim Bowles, 2017-04-03 (cropped).jpg
Mayor of the West of England
Assumed office
8 May 2017
Preceded byOffice established
Personal details
Political partyConservative

Tim Bowles is a British Conservative politician who is the inaugural and incumbent Mayor of the West of England, elected on 4 May 2017.[1][2]

He was previously elected as a local councillor in 2010 and 2015 for Winterbourne in South Gloucestershire, where he lives.[3] He was an events company manager for rth plc.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Mayor of the West of England". BBC News. 5 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Tory Tim Bowles elected West of England mayor". BBC News. 5 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Cllr Tim Bowles". Bristol and South Gloucestershire Conservatives. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  4. ^ Alex Brown (23 January 2017). "Tim Bowles named Conservative Party candidate for West of England Metro Mayor elections". Bath Chronicle. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Staff". rth plc. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  6. ^ Ryan, Sid. "Metro mayor: Is Bristol ready for devolution?". The Bristol Cable. Retrieved 6 May 2017.