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Tees Valley Combined Authority Order 2016

Volume 769: debated on Wednesday 23 March 2016

Motion to Approve

Moved by

That the draft order laid before the House on 11 February be approved.

Relevant document: 27th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Amendment to the Motion

Tabled by

As an amendment to the above motion, at end insert “and that this House welcomes the principle of devolution, the Tees Valley Combined Authority agreement, and the draft Order; but regrets the lack of adequate resources allocated to the Tees Valley Combined Authority; is concerned that funding is being cut whilst essential services are being devolved; notes that a transitional grant is available to local authorities to ease the pace of funding reductions but that out of the five constituent member local authorities of the Tees Valley Combined Authority no local authorities will receive this funding; and regrets that the Agreement was conditional on having an elected Mayor”.

Amendment to the Motion not moved.

Motion agreed.