Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council considered a report which provided an update on the Rural Growth Deal.




The Council:


1.    noted the confirmation announcement made by UK and Scottish Governments to support Argyll and Bute Council’s Rural Growth Deal by investing £25million each;


2.    approved a delegation to the Chief Executive, to continue negotiations with UK and Scottish Government Officials;


3.    delegated to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader, Depute Leader and Leader of the Opposition, agreement of the Heads of Terms;


4.    noted that the final Heads of Terms Agreement will be signed by the Leader, as a commitment by the Council to achieve full implementation of the Argyll Rural Growth Deal; and


5.    delegated decision making in relation to the Rural Growth Deal, including agreement of governance arrangements, to the Policy and Resources Committee.


(Ref: Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Development and Economic Growth dated 30 October 2019, submitted)

Publication date: 02/12/2019

Date of decision: 28/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2019 - Argyll and Bute Council

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