Regional Cabinet

The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) comprises the ten local authorities in South East Wales, and the CCR Cabinet is made up of the Leader from each of those authorities. Set up in 2016, it is the ultimate decision-making body for the CCR City Deal, responsible for overseeing and coordinating the councils’ obligations in respect of the City Deal.

For details of wider portfolio responsibilities please clickhere.

The current Chair of the Regional Cabinet is Cllr Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council and the Vice Chairs are Cllr Richard John, Leader of Monmouthshire County Council, Cllr Philippa Marsden, Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council and Cllr Huw Thomas, Leader of Cardiff Council.

In this section you can access a wide range of information and documents relating to the Regional Cabinet's decision making processes, find out about forthcoming Regional Cabinet meetings and decisions.

Cardiff Capital Region Joint Working Agreement

Between 25 January-9 February 2017 individual Council approval was received from each of the ten local authorities within the Cardiff Capital Region for the establishment of a Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet to deliver the commitments in the City Deal Heads of Terms document. The Leaders of the ten local authorities within the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) formally ratified the City Deal Joint Working Agreement in a ceremony at Cardiff Airport on 1 March 2017, following universal support from all ten councils for the programme. The ten local authorities are Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Bridgend County Borough Council, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Cardiff Council, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, Monmouthshire County Council, Newport City Council, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Torfaen County Borough Council and Vale of Glamorgan Council.

Accountable Body

With effect from 1 March 2017 Cardiff Council agreed to act as the Accountable Body responsible for discharging the ten local authorities’ obligations in relation to Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and ensuring that decisions made by the Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet are lawful, appropriate and within budget. The Accountable Body will ensure that there is a means of managing financial, legal and governance arrangements of the Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet. The Joint Cabinet has no separate legal identity and so cannot own property, accept grants or enter into contracts in its own right. As the Accountable Body, Cardiff Council will take responsibility for these duties as required by the Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet.

Regional Cabinet Report 17 March 2017

Committee meeting information

Information regarding Regional Cabinet and committee meetings. You can find the agendas, minutes of previous meetings and reports discussed at previous meetings. Information is also provided on dates of future meetings.


Information regarding the decisions taken by Regional Cabinet

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