Venue: The Banqueting Room, Bath Guildhall

Contact: Ian Hird  07436 600313

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Welcome and introductions


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest

Members who consider that they have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the item number in which they have an interest, b) The nature of the interest, c) Whether the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, non-disclosable pecuniary interest or nonpecuniary interest. Any Member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.


Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the West of England Joint Committee held on 17 December 2021 as a correct record.


Chair's announcements


Items from the public (questions; statements; petitions)

WRITTEN PUBLIC QUESTIONS (written procedure)

1. Any member of the public can submit a maximum of two written questions in advance of this meeting.

2. The deadline for the submission of questions is 5.00 pm, at least 3 clear working days ahead of a meeting. For this meeting, the deadline for questions is 5.00 pm on Monday 24 January.

3. Questions should be addressed to the Chair of the meeting and e-mailed to

4. Under the direction of the Chair, wherever possible, written replies to questions will be sent to questioners by the end of the working day prior to the meeting.

5. Please note - under the committee procedures, there is no opportunity for oral supplementary questions to be asked at committee meetings.

6. The written questions and replies will be circulated to committee members in advance of the meeting and published.



1. Any member of the public may submit a written statement (or petition) to this meeting.

2. Please note that one statement per individual is permitted.

3. Statements must be submitted in writing and received by the deadline of 12 noon on the working day before the meeting. For this meeting, the deadline for statements is 12 noon on Thursday 27 January. Statements should be emailed to

4. Statements will be listed for the meeting in the order of receipt. All statements will be sent to committee members in advance of the meeting and published on the Combined Authority website.

5. Please note: If any member of the public wishes to attend the meeting to orally present their statement, they are asked please to notify the Combined Authority’s Democratic Services team of this at the point when their statement is submitted and by 12 noon on the working day before the meeting at the very latest. Statements to be presented physically at the meeting will be listed in the order of receipt of notification. The total time available for the public session at this meeting is 30 minutes.


All members of the public attending to present statements are requested please to take a Covid-19 lateral flow test 24 hours before the day of the meeting. Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, it may be necessary to limit the number of people who can physically attend the meeting.


Comments from the Chair of the Local Enterprise Partnership


Comments from the Chair of the Combined Authority's Overview & Scrutiny Committee


Local Enterprise Partnership budget setting report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

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