Please note that the clerking of the City
Region Deal Joint Committee is shared between Aberdeen City
Council and Aberdeenshire Council.
The Agenda, reports and minutes of
meetings held between May 2021 and May 2022 will be available on
the Aberdeenshire Council website
Aberdeen City Region Deal Joint Committee is a Joint Committee
established by Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council (the
“Constituent Authorities”) under s56 and s57 of the
Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
creation of the Joint Committee represents the joint commitment of
the Constituent Authorities and Opportunity North East
(“ONE”) to support and oversee the implementation of
the Aberdeen City Region Deal.
particular it shall have the power to:
Approve Business Cases for City Region Deal projects and any other
related documentation with the exception of those where approval is
reserved to either or both of the Constituent
Make recommendations to the Constituent Authorities and ONE in
respect of projects within the City Region Deal Strategic and
Monitor the effectiveness of the implementation and the delivery of
the City Region Deal and to report to the Constituent Authorities
Receive updates from the United Kingdom and Scottish Governments in
connection with any aspect of the City Region Deal, projects
relating to the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the United
Kingdom and Scottish Governments and the Constituent Authorities or
additional United Kingdom and Scottish Government investment and
any related projects.
Approve (i) the overall programme funding for the City Region Deal;
and (ii) the detailed breakdown and use of the Constituent
Authorities’ financial contributions to the City Region Deal
in relation to such overall programme funding for the City Region
Deal where this relates to programme funding already committed and
approved by the relevant Constituent Authority.
Approve operational expenditure within agreed Aberdeen City Region
Deal Joint Committee budgets allocated by the Constituent
Authorities and/or ONE in order to further the aims of the City
Provide feedback to the United Kingdom Government and Scottish
Government on the implementation of the City Region Deal and any
strategic, economic or infrastructure activities associated with
the City Region Deal.
Appoint three representatives and three named substitutes of ONE to
the membership of the Joint Committee.
These terms of reference will be kept under review by the
Constituent Authorities, ONE and the Joint Committee throughout the
implementation of the City Region Deal to ensure sufficient
accountability of public funds provided through City Region Deal
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