Research & Strategy

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has a framework of research documents that it commissions which work together to provide consistent, relevant, coherent and complementary suite of evidence to guide the schemes that provide the foundations to build dynamic and thoughtful solutions to the challenges (and the opportunities) we face as a region.

Key research includes

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) 2018

CPIER: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review

Read this to understand the vital importance of the region to the national economy and its industrial future

Local Industry Strategy (LIS) 2019


Aligning to the national Industrial Strategy, to enhance the position of the region as a global leader in knowledge and innovation.

Local Economic Recovery Strategy (LERS) 2020



Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate report (CPICC) 2021


This report will be published in 2021 – Why is this up here?

Covid Impact Research from Metrodynamics Complementary Report 2020



Independent Commission on Public Service Reform (CPICPSR) 2020


In a post-Covid arena the area’s health and care system must change to provide a more joined-up, local system that invests in prevention and brings services closer to the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Non Statutory Spatial Framework. Phase 1 (2018) & 2 (in Development)


Strategic planning can shape growth to make the economy more inclusive and sustainable, while strengthening communities and enhancing quality of life.

Housing Strategy (2018)


How we are responding to the housing crisis by accelerating housing delivery, expanding the choice of housing types and tenures and delivering better placemaking and thriving communities.


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