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  • 31st July 2017
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    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 Authority’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
    The functions of the Independent Vice-Chair are to:

    • To support the Chair in ensuring the Scrutiny Committee works effectively, with good collaboration between its members.
    • Be responsible for the conduct of committee...

  • 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...