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Combined Authority Update

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To enable the Committee to scrutinise the Council's representative on the Combined Authority.


The Committee received a report from Cllr Herbert.



Cllr Herbert said the following in response to Members’ questions:

      i.         Cllr Herbert is the Cambridge City Council representative of the combined authority and the deputy mayor. It is an interim role.

    ii.         Regarding franchising the cities bus service, and what the Combined Authority is trying to achieve, they will need multiple operators.

   iii.         Stagecoach will continue to reduce routes.

  iv.         It is possible to move to franchising within two years.


The Leader wanted noted her thanks to Cllr Herbert for his service on the Combined Authority.


The report was noted.

Publication date: 10/11/2022

Date of decision: 10/10/2022