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Councillor Harley has been Leader of Dudley Council since 2019, after previously serving as Leader in 2017/18. He has helped steer millions of pounds worth of regeneration in that time, from the £440 million Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Midland Metro extension, to the £28 million Very Light Rail innovation centre in Dudley. Councillor Harley has also held numerous senior roles in his 20 years as an elected member, including cabinet member for transportation in 2012, and cabinet member for performance management and quality assurance (children’s services) in 2010.

Councillor Harley is the current culture and digital lead on the West Midlands Combined Authority. He has represented the Kingswinford South Ward for two decades.

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