Public attendance at meetings
If a member of the public
wishes to attend an MCA Board Meeting, where possible, please
register your interest at least two working days in advance of the
meeting. Please email SYMCAMeetings@southyorkshire-ca.gov.uk
line with recommendations from
South Yorkshire Police and for public safety, members of the public
attending MCA Board Meetings will be required to present photo ID
and be subject to a bag search before being admitted into the
We have limited spaces on offer
and these will be allocated in the order in which they were
About the MCA
The South Yorkshire Mayoral
Combined Authority is a formal membership of councils.
Formed in 2014, the constituent
members of the Mayoral Combined Authority are Sheffield, Rotherham,
Barnsley and Doncaster councils. The councils of Bassetlaw,
Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales and Bolsover
are ‘non-constituent’ members.
The Mayoral Combined Authority
shapes policy and leads on decision-making.
On 4 May 2018, Dan Jarvis was
elected as the first Mayor of South Yorkshire and became Chair of
the Mayoral Combined Authority.
Mayor Oliver Coppard was
elected as the second Mayor of South Yorkshire on 5 May 2022 and
became Chair of the Mayoral Combined Authority.
Papers for these meetings
are published 5 working days prior to each meeting and draft
minutes are published within 10 clear working days of the meeting
taking place. Some papers may be
withheld from publication. If this is the case, the agenda will
indicate the appropriate exemption under Schedule 12A of the Local
Government Act 1972.
The final minutes of Board
meetings are published within 10 clear working days of being
We have an archive of papers
for Mayoral Combined Authority meetings which took place before 31
March 2019, please click on the Archive link in the navigation
Members of the public can submit
questions and petitions to the Mayoral Combined