Policy paper

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal

Sets out a devolution deal giving Cambridgeshire and Peterborough greater control over transport, skills, business support and other areas.

Applies to England


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal

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The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government announced the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority devolution deal on 16 March 2017.

This will give Cambridgeshire and Peterborough:

  • new powers over transport, planning, skills
  • a £600 million investment fund over 30 years to grow the local economy
  • £170 million to deliver new homes

See our guides explaining the powers being transferred to English regions and new mayoral responsibilities:

Devolution and mayors: what does it mean?

Published 16 March 2017