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Committees

As well as the Combined Authority Board, there are also six committees that are part of the Combined Authority.  

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

The role of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee is to scrutinise decisions by the Combined Authority or the Mayor.
More details about the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.


Audit and Governance Committee

The Audit and Governance Committee's role is to review the Combined Authority's financial affairs, internal control, corporate governance arrangements and risk management. 
More details about the Audit and Governance Committee.


Employment Committee

This committee was formed following September 2017's Combined Authority Board meeting. It includes the Mayor, Deputy Mayors, the portfolio holder for Strategic Planning and two other members of the Board.
More details about the Employment Committee.

 

Housing and Committees Committee 

The main role of the Housing and Communities Committee is to make recommendations to the Combined Authority Board on: 

  • Housing Strategy
  • The Housing Investment Fund
  • The programme of housing projects 

More details about Housing and Communities Committee 

 

Skills Committee 

The Skills Committees main role is to make recommendations to the Combined Authority Board on Skills Strategy and the skills budget, innovation fund and the Adult Education Fund. 

More details about the Skills Committee

 

Transport and Infrastructure Committee 

The main role of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee is to make recommendations on the following matters to the Combined Authority Board: 

  • The Local Transport Plan
  • Bus Strategy
  • The transport revenue budget, including any transport levy 
  • The annual programme of strategic transport projects and the associated capital investment budget
  • Borrowing powers exercised as the Local Transport Authority
  • Creation of the key route network 

More details about the Transport and Infrastructure Committee