We will be a lean and effective authority. Where possible, we will look to use existing resources while ensuring there is a relatively small investment available. This will allow us to create an effective team that will be essential in delivering our vision for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Our key ambitions for the Combined Authority include:
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is set to receive funding and powers from Central Government in a number of areas including:
The new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor for the Combined Authority could also exercise certain powers and functions devolved from Central Government.
The Combined Authority Board
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board hold regular meetings which include the partners and observers. Documents and meetings relating to the board can be found on the tabs at the top of this page. View the Authority's forward plan.
Combined Authority Board meetings are open to the public and press. Any member of the public who is a resident of the Combined Authority or councillor from a constituent council can ask a question to the board. More information about the process can be found on our public speaking page.
26 August 2017
The level of Mayoral allowance was set by the Independent Remuneration Panel on 22nd June and was agreed by the Combined Authority Board on 28th June.
21 August 2017
A report published today (Monday 21 August 2017) by the IPPR has highlighted the lack of women across local government, including new combined authorities.
10 July 2017
A multi-million pound package of investment aiming to deliver the future development of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, to include long-term benefits for Fenland, has been approved.Read more on Fenland District Council's website.
28 June 2017
The new Chief Executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has been revealed as Martin Whiteley.
28 June 2017
The establishment of an Independent Economic Commission for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been given the go-ahead by the Combined Authority.
28 June 2017
The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have today agreed multi-million pounds of investment into transport improvement schemes in the region.
25 May 2017
8 May 2017
James Palmer has been elected as the first Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough with 56.9% of the vote.After no candidate received 50% of the vote, Mr Palmer beat Liberal Democrat Rod Cantrill in the second round count.
20 March 2017
The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the first time as an official body on Monday 20th March.The meeting will start at 2pm and will be held at The Boathouse Business Centre in Wisbech.
6 March 2017
The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is now an official body, after the Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, signed the Order to formally constitute it on Monday 6th March.
21 February 2017
The body set up to manage devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the last time as a ‘shadow’ authority on 22nd February, as they forge ahead with the formal launch of the new Combined Authority which is expected to be formally ratified in March.
2 February 2017
The Shadow Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has met for the second time (Tuesday 31st January) as more formal plans are put in place for the creation of the new body in the Spring.
27 January 2017
The body set up to manage devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the second time on 31st January, as they forge ahead with the formal launch of the new Combined Authority.
15 December 2016
Following the decision by Councils and the LEP in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region to accept plans for Devolution, the ‘shadow combined authority’ - a precursor to a new combined authority which will be officially launched in February next year - met for the first time yesterday (Wednesday 14th December).
6 December 2016
Following the decision by Councils in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region to accept plans for Devolution, the team tasked with pushing the deal forward will meet for the first time next week (Wednesday 14th December).
22 November 2016
Councillors from across the county have voted to progress a devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that will see more than £600million in new funding put into the hands of local communities.
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