Which level of council and services provided

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

  • doubling the size of the local economy
  • accelerating house building rates to meet local and UK need
  • delivering outstanding and much needed connectivity in terms of transport and digital links
  • providing the UK’s most technically skilled workforce
  • transforming public service delivery to be much more seamless and responsive to local need
  • growing international recognition for our knowledge based economy
  • improving the quality of life by tackling areas suffering from deprivation.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is set to receive funding and powers from Central Government in a number of areas including:

  • £170 million to deliver new homes over a five-year period in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire which includes affordable, rented and shared ownership housing
  • £20million a year funding over 30 years to boost growth in the region
  • responsibility for chairing a review of 16+ skills provision in the area

The new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor for the Combined Authority may also exercise certain powers and functions devolved from Central Government.

Cambridgeshire County Council

Adult social care


Births, deaths and marriages

Management of Buses ( but see CAPCA above, who have overall responsibility)

Children’s social care

Consumer protection



Park and Ride sites

Public health

Recycling and waste

Roads and highways

Street lighting

Trading standards

Transport and travel

Huntingdonshire District Council

Building control

Business rates

Car parks

Council tax

Elections and voter registrations

Environmental health

Housing and homelessness

Leisure centres


Pest control


Refuse / bin collection

Street cleaning

Fenstanton Parish Council

See Services Provided Section