Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Code of Corporate Governance

Published 21st December 2017 at 1:19pm

The SCR Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership adhere to a code of corporate governance that describes what the public and private sector partnership is accountable for.

SCR Code of Corporate Governance

Standards & Ethics

The Localism Act 2011 introduces new standards arrangements for Members of Authorities from the 1 July 2012. In implementing these new arrangements the Combined Authority will:

  • Adopt a Code of Conduct for Members;
  • Approved arrangements for dealing with breaches of the Code;
  • Set up a Register of Members’ Interests; and
  • Appoint a Scrutiny and Overview Committee.


Code of Conduct

  • The Code requires Members to act in conformity with the Seven Principles of Public Life – selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership; and
  • Sets out the pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests that Members must register and disclose.  The interests referred to as disclosable pecuniary interests are specified in statutory regulations.

Annual Governance Statement

The annual governance statement explains the processes and procedures in place to enable the Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership to carry out their functions effectively.

The statement is produced following a review of the Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership’s governance arrangements and includes an action plan to address any significant governance issues identified.

The Annual Governance Statement can be found here.