The Audit and Governance Committee is a key component of corporate governance providing an independent, high-level focus on the audit, assurance and reporting framework underpinning financial management and governance arrangements.
The Rail North Committee advises the Transport for the North Board on rail services and infrastructure improvements and all matters relating to rail franchise and contract management in the Rail North area.
The Scrutiny Committee consists of twenty Local Authority Members from across the North and has been established to review the decisions of the Transport for the North Board. Members can scrutinise and challenge the arrangements, and investigate matters of strategic importance to residents, those travelling within the combined administrative areas, and other stakeholders.
Transport for the North is a Sub-national Transport Body with functions in relation to transport strategy and infrastructure development. Our Board is made up of the Leaders from all the 20 Local Authorities and 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships across the North of England, the Rail North Authorities from outside of the Transport for the North area and our delivery partners. The Transport for the North area comprises the combined administrative areas of our 20 Constituent Authorities.