Key elements of budget agreed by North East Combined Authority

Regional leaders have agreed the key elements of the first budget for the North East Combined Authority. This agreement is an important step in paving the way for the authority to deliver on its ambitious economic aspirations for the region. Highlights include: • A transport revenue budget of £89m to protect critical transports services and […]

Proposals for Devolution

The North East Combined Authority (NECA) will consider a significant programme of devolution of power, funding and responsibilities to the North East at its meeting on Tuesday 20 January (see report below).  This marks a major step forward in negotiations with government to promote economic prosperity in the North East and ensure decisions about the […]

First North East Combined Authority Newsletter

The North East Combined Authority has published its first newsletter, designed to update residents, partners and stakeholders on the progress that the Combined Authority is making and recent activity. The newsletter will be produced and published regularly throughout the year. CA Newsletter Winter 2014-15.pdf

Tunnel Tolls – Tolls Frozen

Motorists using the Tyne Tunnels will see no annual increase in tolls in January 2015. The zero percent rise has been confirmed by the North East Combined Authority (NECA), owners of the Tyne Tunnels and operators TT2 Limited. Rachel Turnbull, of TT2 Limited, said: “We are very pleased to be able to announce that there […]