Transport for the North Board - Thursday, 17th September, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams

Contact: Gary Rich 

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Welcome & Apologies

The Chairman to welcome Members to the meeting.


Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they may have relating to items on the agenda and state the nature of such interest.



Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Item[s] [4] on the grounds that:


(1)        It is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during such item(s), confidential information as defined in S100A(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) would be disclosed to them in breach of the obligation of confidence; and/or


(2)        it / they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as set out in the Paragraphs [where necessary listed below] of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.



Northern Powerhouse Rail Preferred Phasing Scenario

Members are asked to consider the report of the Northern Powerhouse Rail Director.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 398 KB

To consider the approval and signature of the minutes of the meeting held on 29 July 2020 as a correct record and to consider any requests for updates on matters contained therein.



Governance pdf icon PDF 289 KB

·        To appoint minority Vice-Chair to the TfN Board;


·        To appoint two new Members to the Audit and Governance Committee; and


·        To approve the 2021/22 calendar of meetings.

Additional documents:


Integrated Rail Plan Update pdf icon PDF 508 KB

Members are asked to consider the report of the Programme and Strategy Director.


Comprehensive Spending Review pdf icon PDF 290 KB

Members are asked to consider the report of the Strategy and Programme Director.


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