Your West Of England Metro Mayor Candiates

On May the 4th, people living in the West of England will be able to vote for their first Metro Mayor.

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There are five candidates for the new role, listen to them below to hear why they think they're the best person for the job.

The West of England combined authority area includes Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset.

He or she will have powers over transport, planning and skills and work with city leaders to carry out their vision for the region.

Heart invited each of the candidates to speak for up to two minutes.

John Savage - Independent

Darren Hall - Green Party

Lesley Mansell - Labour Party

Tim Bowles - Conservative Party

Aaron Foot - UK Independence Party

Stephen Williams - Liberal Democrat Party

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