Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Notice under section 97 of the Local Transport Act 2008 - Change of name to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Liverpool City region Combined AuthorityThe Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral Combined Authority was established by the Halton, Knowsley Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral Combined Authority Order 2014.

On 1 April 2014, in accordance with section 97(1) and (2) of the Local Transport Act 2008, as applied by section 104 (4) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, the Combined Authority considered a resolution that the Combined Authority change the name by which it is known to Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.

On 25 November 2016, in accordance with section 97(3)(a), as applied by section 104(4) of the 2009 Act, of the Local Transport Act 2008, the Combined Authority sent notice of the change of name to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

This notice will be published on the constituent authorities’ websites and offices for a two week period commencing on Thursday, 26 January 2017.

 

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority was formally established on 1 April 2014

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority provides transparent and accountable strategic decision making for economic development, transport, strategic housing and employment and skills functions. It is focused entirely on strategic governance to facilitate economic growth.

The Combined Authority will discharge the thematic functions through the following arrangements:-

Function Arrangements
Strategic Economic Development Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board
Strategic Transport Transport Committee
Strategic Housing and Land Based Assets Liverpool City Region Strategic Board
Strategic Employment and Skills Liverpool City Region Employment and Skills Board

Information on the membership of the Authority and its meetings can be found here

The Transport Committee is a committee of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.  Further information regarding meetings and membership of the Transport Committee is available on Merseytravel’s website.

In addition, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has established a Scrutiny Panel, which:-

  • Provides a ‘critical friend’ to policy and strategy development
  • Undertakes scrutiny reviews into areas of strategic importance for the people of the Liverpool City Region
  • Monitors the delivery of the Authority’s strategic plan

Further information regarding meetings and membership of the Scrutiny Panel is available here.

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Publication Scheme

All Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are required as part of the Growth Deal process to develop, agree and implement a single assurance framework covering government funding flowing through LEPs – The Liverpool City Region LEP Growth Deal Funding Assurance Framework can be viewed here.