WMCA Skills for Growth

The West Midlands Combined Authority devolution agreement is crucial to delivering the vision for skills and employment, in particular:

  • the phased approach to devolving the 19+ adult skills budget, with full devolution from 2018-19 and two incremental steps:

            - Developing outcome agreements with providers in 2016-17;

            - Scope to vary block allocations to providers in 2017-18;

  • a commitment to co-designing future employment support.
    Work on this priority will initially focus on preparing to take on these responsibilities through the development of a West Midlands Employment and Skills Strategy.

For further information, please visit https://westmidlandscombinedauthority.org.uk