Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

  • doubling the size of the local economy
  • accelerating house building rates to meet local and UK need
  • delivering outstanding and much needed connectivity in terms of transport and digital links
  • providing the UK’s most technically skilled workforce
  • transforming public service delivery to be much more seamless and responsive to local need
  • growing international recognition for our knowledge based economy
  • improving the quality of life by tackling areas suffering from deprivation.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is set to receive funding and powers from Central Government in a number of areas including:

  • £170 million to deliver new homes over a five-year period in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire which includes affordable, rented and shared ownership housing
  • £20million a year funding over 30 years to boost growth in the region
  • responsibility for chairing a review of 16+ skills provision in the area

The new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor for the Combined Authority may also exercise certain powers and functions devolved from Central Government.

Cambridgeshire County Council

  • Adult social care
  • Archives
  • Births, deaths and marriages
  • Management of Buses ( but see CAPCA above, who have overall responsibility)
  • Children’s social care
  • Consumer protection
  • Education
  • Libraries
  • Park and Ride sites
  • Public health
  • Recycling and waste
  • Roads and highways
  • Street lighting
  • Trading standards
  • Transport and travel

Huntingdonshire District Council

  • Building control
  • Business rates
  • Car parks
  • Council tax
  • Elections and voter registrations
  • Environmental health
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Leisure centres
  • Licensing
  • Pest control
  • Planning
  • Refuse / bin collection
  • Street cleaning

Fenstanton Parish Council

See Services Provided Section