Published date 14 September 2021

Focus on climate emergency at next meeting of West of England Combined Authority and Joint Committee

The next meeting of the West of England Combined Authority Committee and the West of England Joint Committee will take place at Watermore Primary School, Frampton Cotterell, on Tuesday 21 September, at 3.45pm. 

The meeting will be chaired by Metro Mayor, Dan Norris, and attended by Bath & North East Somerset Council Leader, Cllr Kevin Guy; Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees, and South Gloucestershire Council Leader, Cllr Toby Savage. The Chair of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Richard Bonner, will also attend.  

The Metro Mayor and regional council leaders will discuss the region’s ambitions to address the climate emergency and additional investment to support the a green recovery. 

The Committee meeting – which will be live-streamed on the West of England Combined Authority’s YouTube channel – will be held jointly with a meeting of the West of England Joint Committee, which is the decision-making body for issues relating to the West of England Combined Authority, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils, and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership. Cllr Don Davies, Leader of North Somerset Council will join the discussions on Joint Committee items. 

Members of the public can present submitted statements at the meeting – please note though that due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions and capacity limits at the venue, it may be necessary to limit the number of people who can attend.  Up to 30 minutes will be available for statements; as this is an extraordinary meeting, statements must be about the items to be discussed by members. 

Anyone who is interested in the meeting, but not booked in to present a statement, should watch the livestream instead of trying to attend as space is limited. All statements will be published on the website. 

The Combined Authority’s Overview & Scrutiny Committee will meet in advance of the committees on Monday 20 September at 10am. 

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