The Board will play a key role in the oversight and
management of the development and delivery of Portfolio programmes
and projects, ensuring that they are contributing to the delivery
of WMCA Strategic Objectives and the Annual Business
The Board will be responsible for the
oversight of delivery of the Wellbeing Plan, contributing to its
development and monitoring its delivery.
The Board will be responsible for
advising on Wellbeing strategy and policy and developing a
Wellbeing Programme to be presented through the Annual Business
Plan that contributes to delivery of WMCAs strategic
Chaired by WMCA Portfolio Holder
Constituent Members – Relevant Cabinet Member as
determined by each Constituent Council
Non-Constituent Members – 1 Representative per county area
(Warwickshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire)
Representative to be a relevant Cabinet Member where
– Representative from each LEP Area
The following subject specific guests will be invited
to Board meetings as appropriate.
Chair will be the Portfolio Lead for
review, monitor and approve the Wellbeing Annual Business Plan, ensuring that
it demonstrates a clear golden thread to the WMCA Strategic
Objectives, highlighting prioritisation considerations where
appropriate and supporting and challenging delivery of the
Consider the Wellbeing aspect of the
Inclusive Growth & public Service Reform Portfolio
Project Pipeline in order to monitor its content, providing
feedback to the Business Area and performance managing project
To consider and advise upon major
policy change within theWellbeing
To performance manage the delivery of projects
detailed within the WellbeingPortfolio
Project Pipeline at Portfolio level, ensuring effective and
appropriate challenge to the Business Area and
provide co-ordination and direction on strategic matters relating
to the portfolio needs of the region.
provide the forum for facilitating strategic conversations between
the local authorities, stakeholders and WMCA
Wellbeing Portfolio Holder
Providing advice and support to WMCA
Helping engage with wider stakeholder networks and
Identify and scale up existing good practice within
the WMCA area
Identify and secure resources to deliver new
To provide co-ordination and direction on strategic
policy and delivery matters relating to the wellbeing development
needs of the region.
To provide the forum for facilitating strategic
conversations between the WMCA and local authorities on developing
wellbeing improvements for the West Midlands
To ensure alignment with other WMCA-led strategies
To recommend and endorse bids for government funding
to the WMCA Board.
To collaborate with those external organisations
that also have responsibility for wellbeing delivery and
On behalf of the WMCA, to lead dialogue with the
Government on the West Midlands wellbeing agenda, and as part of
devolution negotiations with Government, to lead on developing
propositions and asks that relate to wellbeing policy and
understand and influence the interdependent health and social care
system within the West Midlands.
influence NHS spend in West Midlands in pursuit of West Midland
provide a focus on total public sector commitment to population
provide political leadership for major system reform.
influence and hold to account new national bodies which will have
commissioning roles and play a major role in wellbeing in the West
Members will have one vote each.
Chair will have a casting vote if required.
Portfolio Lead + Third of Voting Members
of 4 times a year or more frequently as required to discharge its