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Skills Committee

The Skills Committee was established by the Combined Authority at its Board meeting on 25 July 2018. 

The Skills Committee is made up of four members and the quorum for this meeting is two thirds of the total membership of the committee. 

The Chairman of the Committee is Councillor John Holdich. 

The Committees terms of reference can be found here. 

Members of the Committee 

  • Councillor John Holdich (Chairman and Portfolio Holder for Skills) 
  • Councillor Graham Bull - Huntingdonshire District Council
  • Councillor Charles Roberts - East Cambridgeshire District Council
  • Councillor Eileen Wilson -  South Cambridgeshire District Council 


  • Councillor Lynne Ayres - Peterborough City Council 
  • Councillor Ryan Fuller - Huntingdonshire District Council 
  • Councillor Anna Bailey - East Cambridgeshire District Council 
  • Councillor Aiden Van de Weyer - South Cambridgeshire District Council 

Mayor James Palmer visits new advanced training facility iMET to see first apprentices at work

19 November 2018
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer visited the newly launched iMET advanced training facility at Alconbury Weald on Monday (November 19) to see the first apprentices working towards their new qualifications. 

Partnerships Executive role at Combined Authority

3 August 2018
Job title: AEB Partnerships Executive.Salary range: £40,000-£48,000.The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is seeking a Partnerships Executive as part of an exciting new opportunity within the adult education sector.In May 2017, residents of Cambridge and Peterborough voted to elect their first mayor, and the area established one of the first Mayoral Combined Authorities in the Country.

New free-for-schools magazine show for teens shines a spotlight on lesser known careers

2 May 2018
A new interactive careers show – the WOW Show - will be broadcast in schools at 11.45 on 2 May 2018.

£7.2M funding to boost health and social care sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

1 August 2017
Thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area are set to receive specialist tailored advice and support to get into work.

Key funding set to be agreed for development of University of Peterborough

22 June 2017
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are set to agree funding worth £6.5million to accelerate the establishment of a University of Peterborough.

Skills Committee

3 April 2019

Document Pack (5.97MB) 

Skills Committee

6 February 2019

Document Pack (10Mb) 

Skills Committee meeting

21 November 2018

Agenda (4MB)