Committees and meetings

In this section you can access a wide range of information and documents relating to the Combined Authority and the LEP's committees, meetings and decisions.

Committees & meetings database

Committee and panel meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic

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. Agenda and papers will continue to be published on our website five clear days in advance of the meeting.

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.

Interested in public transport? Have a question, concern or simply want to give some feedback?  If so, you can remotely attend one of our open forum District Consultation Sub-Committee sessions. The purpose of each District Consultation Sub-committee is:

1. To consult with and consider representations from users of local public transport services and facilities.
2. To advise the Transport Committee in relation to:

  1. the views of users of local public transport
  2. service delivery objectives and performance
  3. improving coordination between the constituent council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  4. the progress of planned projects and programme
  5. any proposal referred to it by the Transport Committee​.

A joint meeting of all the DCSCs is planned for July 2021, with the next cycle of meetings taking place in October. Dates of these sessions and further information will be published at a later date. 

Minutes and supporting papers from the last cycle of meetings can be found through the below links:

Leeds: 15 March at 2pm

Calderdale: 16 March at 2pm

Wakefield: 18 March at 2pm

Bradford: 22 March at 2pm

Kirklees: 24 March at 2pm

If you are interested in taking part, please contact governanceservices@westyorks-ca.gov.uk or by telephone: 01132 517 221.