The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal
is a programme agreed in 2016 between the UK Government, the Welsh Government and the ten local authorities in South East Wales to bring about significant economic growth in the region through investment, upskilling, and improved physical and digital connectivity.
Cardiff Capital Region City Deal (CCRCD) is a Joint Committee of all ten local Authorities of South East Wales and has been established for the purpose of overseeing and co-ordinating the discharge of the Councils' obligations in relation to the City Deal. The Joint Scrutiny Committee consists of one non-executive Member from each Appointing Authority.
What is the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal?
The CCR City Deal is a programme for accelerating growth by maximising significant government investment in a long-term goal to improve economic conditions in South East Wales. The specific aims of the CCR can be summarised to:
- improve productivity and connectivity;
- create 25,000 jobs in its 20-year lifetime
- build on foundations of innovation;
- invest in physical and digital infrastructure;
- provide support for business;
- ensure that any economic benefits are felt across the region.
- leverage at least £4billion of private sector investment
A core project of the City Deal is the delivery of an integrated South Wales Metro.
The CCR is made up of an area consisting the ten local authorities in South East Wales. These local authorities have formed a regional structure of governance which manages the City Deal.
The Joint Scrutiny Committee meet to monitor CCRCD project’s progress against its Programme plan and make reports and recommendations to the Regional Cabinet and or to any of the Appointing Authorities and to any of their executives in respect of any function that has been delegated to the Regional Cabinet pursuant to the Joint Working Agreement. The Joint Committee meets up 4 times per year. Since the COVID 19 Pandemic, meetings of the JOSC are undertaken virtually.
Cardiff Capital Region City Deal Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee Terms of Reference
Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee Membership
CCRCD JOSC Forward Work Programme
Previous meetings of the CCRCD JOSC