Listen: Bristol Unpacked with the West of England metro-mayor on time in Blair’s government, plans for the region and beef with other leaders


Norris is the second in the role, following the Conservative’s Tim Bowles, and brings experience and burdens as a minister in Blair’s government.

Dan Norris is Labour’s elected metro-mayor for the West of England region, aka the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). Norris is the second in the role, following the Conservative Tim Bowles, and brings experience as a minister in Blair’s government. So what are his politics and policies now? And, with some simmering beef with other local leaders, how does he plan to manage the various challenges and conflicts in the aim of getting a better deal for the region?

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