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.
Papers for the meeting are available here:
The Order to formally constitute the body was signed by the Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, on Monday 6th March.
The powers which have been devolved from central Government to the Combined Authority include:
Councillor Robin Howe, Chair of the Combined Authority said: “The members and officers of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) are committed and determined to bring real change to the people of this area and we are looking ahead to our first meeting.”
The creation of this body was an important part of the deal which was agreed by all seven involved Local Authorities. This serves to ensure that democratically elected representatives of local communities and the Greater Cambridgeshire and Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (GCGP LEP) are making decisions about how and where the money is spent.