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 feedback received from the UK Government on two Levelling Up Bids that had been submitted the previous year as part of round two of the fund.




The Policy and Resources Committee –


1.    noted the feedback by the UK Government on the two submitted Levelling Up Bids;


2.    agreed the principle of prioritising a single project from elements previously identified in Round 2 as a Round 3 submission of the UK Government Levelling Up Fund;


3.    agreed that the Chief Executive and the two Executive Directors are delegated authority to approve the final bid submissions after consultation with the Leader, Depute Leader and Leader of the largest Opposition Group; and


4.    agreed that the funds previously allocated by the Council in the sum of £150k be utilised to support the use of consultants to help with Bid/Project preparation.


(Reference:  Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Development and Economic Growth dated 10 August 2023, submitted)



Publication date: 11/08/2023

Date of decision: 10/08/2023

Decided at meeting: 10/08/2023 - Policy and Resources Committee

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