Board

The Strategic Transport Leadership Board provides leadership and oversight of all aspects of England's Economic Heartland.

Its membership consists of the leaders of the local transport authorities in the region. Associate and observer members include representatives from organisations including growth boards, the EEH Bus Operators' Association, DfT, National Highways and Network Rail.

Cllr Richard Wenham (leader of Central Bedfordshire Council) is the Board's chair and Cllr Liz Leffman (leader of Oxfordshire County Council) is vice-chair.

Strategic Transport Forum archive papers

In September 2021 England’s Economic Heartland’s governance structure was strengthened following a review by the leaders of our local authority partners.

Our two political-level meetings – the Strategic Transport Forum and EEH Leaders Group meeting – were consolidated into a single meeting, provisionally titled the ‘Strategic Transport Leadership Board’.

Below are archive papers from the Strategic Transport Forum.