The Combined Authority and LEP have have a number of committees, panels and boards that look specifically at certain areas like transport, investment, communities and housing, business and innovation, employment and skills, the environment and inclusive growth.
These meetings are held in public (see update to the right) and the agendas, reports and minutes are all published and can be accessed on the committees and meetings section of our website here.
The Combined Authority and the LEP have an agreed process for identifying and dealing with exempt information which is set out set out in the respective Access to Information Annex.
Meetings of the main Combined Authority are webcast. You can watch it live or view past webcasts (pre 2020) and livestreams for 2020.
You can also download a copy of the latest meeting dates (please note, these may change).
Important Update: Committee and panel meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic
On 4 April 2020 the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 came into force. In light of the current public health response to Covid-19, the regulations make provision for local authorities (including Combined Authorities) to hold meetings remotely.
Consequently, the Combined Authority’s committee and panel meetings will now take place by video conference and, in the interests of openness and transparency, will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel or you can watch via this site. You can watch these as recordings, on our YouTube channel.
Agenda and papers will continue to be published on our website five clear days in advance of the meeting.