Governance & Advisories

This section provides an overview of the robust governance and advisory structure for the CCR and CCR City Deal.


Regional Cabinet

The CCR Regional Cabinet is responsible for the leadership, vision and strategic direction for the CCR and is the ultimate decision-making body for the CCR City Deal.

Regional Transport Authority

The CCR RTA is responsible for co-ordinating transport planning and investment across the region and for advising the CCR Cabinet on recommended strategies to achieve transport objectives.

Joint Scrutiny Committee

The joint Scrutiny committee is responsible for the monitoring of the City Deal project activity and for making recommendations to the Regional cabinet.

CSC Foundry Board

The CSC Foundry Board is responsible for ensuring the CSC project delivers its planned objectives.


Economic Growth Partnership

The EGP is responsible for advising on matters of Economic Policy Development, and for providing strategic foresight and thought leadership.

Investment Panel

The Investment panel is responsible for providing advice and guidance on all City Deal investment proposals. 

Business Council

The Business Council is responsible for ensuring that the voice of business is at the heart of CCR’s strategy and  decision making.

Skills Partnership

The skills partnership is responsible for identifying regional priorities for skills investment,  led by the needs of industry.

Programme Board

The programme Board is a review and consultation board and is responsible for providing local authority perspectives.