MAYOR

Dr Nik Johnson is the current elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough as of 8 May 2021

MAYOR'S ROLE

The role of the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is to deliver economic prosperity across the region as laid out in the Devolution Deal, to make Cambridgeshire and Peterborough a leading place in the world to live, learn, work and do business.

The Mayor oversees a £20 million annual budget devolved from government, and also has devolved powers to spend up to £800 million on local housing, infrastructure and jobs.

£600 million has been allocated to the Combined Authority to improve infrastructure, £100 million will be set aside for new affordable housing, with an additional £70 million specifically for affordable housing in Cambridge itself. The budget for Adult Education has also now been devolved to the Mayor and the Combined Authority.

The Mayor is committed delivering the vision for the region:

  • Helping the region thrive by doubling the size of the economy by 2041
  • Providing world class transport and connectivity
  • Accelerating house building to meet local and national need with transformational schemes
  • Spreading prosperity across Fenland, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire and improving quality of life by tackling areas of deprivation
  • Providing the UK’s most technically skilled workforce
  • Improving the regions environment

BIOGRAPHY

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The Mayor's Team

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