The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.