News » Have your say on a possible devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
|Have your say on a possible devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 9 July, 2016|
Local councils, including South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council, want your views on a possible devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. They have proposed a deal to Government that could see more decisions made in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by a new organisation called a Combined Authority, with a locally elected Mayor. Currently, Government makes these decisions on Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s behalf.
The proposed devolution deal includes:
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough proposal includes the following organisations, and more information about the deal can also be found on their websites:
These councils have voted to consult with the public on proposals that could impact on residents and businesses. By filling out the survey your views will be taken into account by councillors and partners who are set to debate the issue later in the year. The results of the consultation will also be shared with Government, who would have to agree any devolution deal for the area. This devolution process is also taking place in other areas of the UK.
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Visit the online survey to view the devolution documents and have your say. The consultation closes on Tuesday 23 August.[+ go back...]