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  • 30th May 2017
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    The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is seeking an experienced lawyer to undertake the role of Monitoring Officer.

    A broad role, the Monitoring Officer will be responsible for ensuring the lawfulness and fairness of NECA decision-making, have overall management responsibility for the provision of a legal service for NECA and provide legal and commercial advice in respect of the delivery of the Strategic Economic Plan.

    For detailed information on this role, please refer to...

  • 4th April 2017
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    The North East Combined Authority is looking to appoint an individual to be the Chair of the Authority’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
    The functions of the Independent Chair are to:

    • Be responsible for the conduct of committee hearings
    • Ensure that the Committee fulfils its functions of providing review and scrutiny within the decision making structures of the North East Combined Authority
    • To work with scrutiny members and scrutiny officer to...

  • 2nd March 2017
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    Invest North East England launches regional property and land database - Only resource of its kind in the region relaunched with private sector support

    A major resource to attract inward investors to the region has been relaunched by Invest North East England (INEE).

    The INEE property and land database is a searchable online tool listing commercial property (industrial and office) plus development opportunities currently available within...

  • 17th November 2016
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    A £145m super fund to support the growth of hundreds of North East businesses will go live early next year after an agreement was signed today.

    The North East Fund – formerly known as JEREMIE 2 – will offer different types of equity investments and loans to firms to drive local growth, investment and job creation in the region.

    The agreement has been signed by the seven...

  • 11th October 2016
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    North East should make radical shift to preventing poor health to close health and wealth gaps with the rest of the country

    National experts have challenged North East health and care leaders to be more ambitious and to close the health and wealth gap with the rest of the country by making a more radical shift towards preventing poor health.

    The report, ‘Health and wealth: closing the gap in the North East’, urges North East local government and NHS services to...