Agenda and draft minutes

Special Meeting, Council
Thursday, 26th November, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Remote

Contact: Kevin Tomkinson, Governance & Scrutiny Support Unit 

Link: Link to View Meeting Recording

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50.

Report on Devolution Deal for West Yorkshire - Consent to Draft Order pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider a report of the Chief Executive updating Council on the latest stage of the process to implement the West Yorkshire Devolution Deal, agreed between the region and Government in March 2020, the report details the final stage in the process and discusses providing the council’s consent to the draft Order which will establish a mayoral combined authority for West Yorkshire, along with other associated changes. The four other West Yorkshire councils and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) will also be asked to provide their consent through their own decision making processes.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Chief Executive updating Council on the latest stage of the process to implement the West Yorkshire Devolution Deal, agreed between the region and Government in March 2020 was moved by Councillor Blake, seconded by Councillor J Lewis and

 

RESOLVED –

 

a)  That the decision(s) of Executive Board taken on 24 November 2020 be endorsed.

 

b)  That the updated timetable for devolution implementation set out in Appendix 1 be noted.

 

c)  To note that the amendments to the constitution necessary to reflect the   inauguration of the mayoral combined authority will be made in accordance with Article 15 as necessary and appropriate.