On 3 March 2017, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority was established as a Mayoral Combined Authority for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area.

It is made up of a directly elected Mayor and the following seven local authorities (referred to as the Constituent Councils) and the Business Board (Local Enterprise Partnership):

  • Cambridge City Council
  • Cambridgeshire County Council
  • East Cambridgeshire District Council
  • Fenland District Council
  • Huntingdonshire District Council
  • Peterborough City Council
  • South Cambridgeshire District Council

The Combined Authority works with our local councils, the Business Board (Local Enterprise Partnership), local public services, Government departments and agencies, universities and businesses to grow the local and national economy.


Find out more about the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, the Committees of the Combined Authority and the Business Board.

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James Palmer is the current Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. The Mayor’s role is to drive and deliver economic prosperity and...

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Combined Authority Board

The Combined Authority Board is chaired by the elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The purpose of the Board is to...

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Business Board

The Business Board works with businesses, education, and local authority partners to drive economic growth, secure inward investment and protect and create jobs...

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The Combined Authority is held to account by several committees made up of representatives from partner local authorities. Find out more...

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Our People

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where people can thrive as individuals and as part of a...

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The Combined Authority works closely with our constituent councils and the Business Board. In this section you can find out what...

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Corporate Management Team

The Combined Authority’s Corporate Management Team oversee and drive the delivery of the projects that make a difference to you.

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Lead Members & Responsibilities

Each of the Combined Authority areas of responsibility has a Lead Member, who has a strategic role in leading the development...

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Read the latest news about the Combined Authority's committees, job vacancies and partners.

Latest News 28/01/2021

District Councils across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are now ac…

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Latest News 22/01/2021
Adult Education Budget

Mayor and Business Board Chairman react to the Government’s Skills f…

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Latest News 19/01/2021

Independent Commission on Public Service Reform (CPICPSR) report publi…

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Latest News 19/01/2021
ARU Peterborough

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority and Photocentric…

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