Historical governance

Historical governance 2019-02-27T13:49:14+00:00

Historical governance

Prior to March 2017 the following public meetings were held in relation to joint working between the Councils and the activities of the LEP.

  • Strategic Leaders Board
  • Joint Transport Executive Committee
  • Local Transport Body Board
  • Joint Scrutiny Committee
  • Planning, Housing & Communities Board

From March 2017 decisions are now taken at the WECA Committee or West of England Joint Committee.

Archived papers (for meetings prior to June 2012) are available on the West of England Partnership website.

Strategic Leaders Board

The Strategic Leaders Board no longer meets.  Decisions related to LEP funding are now taken at the West of England Joint Committee.

Membership of the Strategic Leaders Board comprised of the Leaders of Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Councils and the Mayor of Bristol.

The full Terms of Reference include a description of the objectives of the Strategic Leaders Board and how it operated.

Meetings papers can be found on ModernGov

Joint Transport Board

The Joint Transport Board no longer meets and decisions are now taken by the WECA Committee or West of England Joint Committee.
Meetings papers can be found on ModernGov

West of England Local Transport Body Board

From March 2014 – March 2017 the meetings of the Local Transport Body Board were combined with those of the Joint Transport Executive Committee under the Joint Transport Board, operating under their respective constitutions.

The responsibility for prioritising local transport major schemes from 2015/16 to March 2017 and for overseeing their delivery was devolved by Government to Local Transport Bodies. The West of England Local Transport Body comprised of Bath and North East Somerset Council, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council, South Gloucestershire Council and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership. These organisations met as the Local Transport Body Board.

Meetings papers can be found on ModernGov

Joint Scrutiny Committee

The Committee operated for the purposes of overview and scrutiny of matters considered by joint meetings of the authorities and the West of England LEP. The Joint Scrutiny Committee no longer meets and the WECA Overview & Scrutiny Committee provides a scrutiny function for the activities of WECA.

Meetings papers can be found on ModernGov

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