Welcome to the North East Combined Authority, a new legal body that brings together the seven councils which serve County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland.

Our ambition is to create the best possible conditions for growth in jobs, investment and living standards, to make the North East an excellent location for business, to prioritise and deliver high quality infrastructure and to enable residents to raise their skill levels and to benefit from economic growth long into the future. 

To deliver these aims we have united to speak with one voice to Government, business, investors and partners.

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NECA Vacancy - Independent Vice Chair - Overview and Scrutiny Committee
APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT PERSON AS VICE-CHAIR OF THE AUTHORITY’S OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE The North East Combined Authority is looking to appoint an individual to be the Vice-Chair of the...

Health and Wealth - Closing the gap in the North East

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 of the Commission for Health and Social Care Integration urges North East local government and NHS services to take a fresh look at how the region’s significant health and wellbeing challenges could be tackled.  It calls for better joint working across NE authorities and advises that the key way to improve health in the region is to get people back into work.

The report sets out ten recommendations for health and care leaders across County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland to break the vicious circle of poor health and poverty. In the coming weeks and months, each of these organisations will be considering the detail of the report and agreeing their response to the recommendations.

You can find out more about the Commission for Health and Social Care Integration by clicking here and you can find a full copy of the report, 'Health and Wealth - Closing the gap in the North East, by clicking here and a copy of the executive summary of the report here

Committee meetings

Our next meeting is:

21st Nov 2017
2:00pm
Newcastle City Council

Our next meeting is:

16th Nov 2017
2:00pm
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH

Latest resources:

Our next meeting is:

16th Nov 2017
3:00pm
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH

Latest resources:

Our next meeting is:

5th Dec 2017
2:00pm
Northumberland, venue to be confirmed

Our next meeting is:

14th Dec 2017
10:00am
South Tyneside, venue to be confirmed

Our next meeting is:

24th Oct 2017
2:00pm
Port of Blyth Training Services, Quay Road, Blyth, NE24 3PA