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Aberdeen City Region Deal Joint Committee

Purpose of committee

ABERDEEN CITY REGION DEAL

JOINT COMMITTEE

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

The Aberdeen City Region Deal Joint Committee is a Joint Committee established by Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council (the “Constituent Authorities”) under sections 56 and 57 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. 

 

The Joint Committee undertakes to appoint three named representatives and three named substitutes of ONE to the membership of the Joint Committee.

 

The creation of the Joint Committee represents the joint commitment of the Constituent Authorities and ONE to oversee the implementation of the Aberdeen City Region Deal.

 

In particular it shall have the power to:

 

1.            Make recommendations to the Constituent Authorities, ONE, the recipients of City Region Deal funding and other relevant organisations and groups regarding City Region Deal Strategic and Policy plans and other related documents.

 

2.            Prioritise projects for recommendation to the Constituent Authorities and ONE within the City Region Deal Strategic and Policy plans.

 

3.            Monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of the City Region Deal and to identify potential improvements and make recommendations to the Constituent Authorities and ONE.

 

4.            To make recommendations to the Constituent Authorities and ONE in respect of the City Region Deal funding arrangements.

 

5.            Make recommendations to the Constituent Authorities and ONE on the setting of budgets for the City Region Deal.

 

6.            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 Region Deal.

 

7.            To 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 funding.

Membership

  • Councillor Jenny Laing, Leader of the Council  (Chairperson)  Aberdeen City Council
  • Councillor Richard Thomson  (Vice-Chairperson)  Aberdeenshire Council
  • Councillor Alison Evison    Aberdeenshire Council
  • Councillor Jim Gifford    Aberdeenshire Council
  • Professor Stephen Logan    ONE
  • Mr Patrick Machray    ONE
  • Councillor Ross Thomson    Aberdeen City Council
  • Sir Ian Wood    ONE
  • Councillor Willie Young    Aberdeen City Council
  • Councillor David Aitchison  (Reserve)  Aberdeenshire Council
  • Councillor Marie Boulton  (Reserve)  Aberdeen City Council
  • Councillor Karen Clark  (Reserve)  Aberdeenshire Council
  • Councillor John Cox  (Reserve) 
  • Ms Jennifer Craw  (Reserve)  ONE
  • Mr Colin Crosby  (Reserve)  ONE
  • Councillor Stephen Flynn  (Reserve)  Aberdeen City Council
  • Councillor Ian Yuill  (Reserve)  Aberdeen City Council

Contact information

Support officer: Iain Robertson, Email: iairobertson@aberdeencity.gov.uk, tel 01224 522869 or. Emma Parr, Email: emparr@aberdeencity.gov.uk, tel 01224 522607