Decision details


Decision Maker: Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee gave consideration to a report providing an update on the Rural Growth Deal (RGD) Programme and the progress towards the signing of the Full Deal Agreement which represented the next key milestone in the Rural Growth Deal process.




The Policy and Resources Committee –


1.    approved a further drawdown of funding from the Inward Investment Fund (up to £150k); 


2.    noted that similar to previous arrangements, funds would only be drawn down subject to the Chief Executive and two Executive Directors of the Council being satisfied that the monies were for the purpose of delivering the Rural Growth Deal. Any further funding required in excess of the approved value would require further approval from the Policy and Resources Committee; and


3.    noted the process and anticipated timescales for signing the Full Deal Agreement with the Scottish and UK Governments.  


(Reference: Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Development and Economic Growth dated November 2022, submitted)

Publication date: 12/12/2022

Date of decision: 08/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2022 - Policy and Resources Committee

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