Decision details

UK Shared Prosperity Funding and Rural England Prosperity Funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek agreement to recommendations necessary to progress the delivery of South Holland District Council’s UKSPF programme, and progress decisions required to secure the council’s Rural England Prosperity Funding.

Decision:

1)    That subject to Government approval of the Investment Plan, the Investment Plan be supported and the Council acts as the accountable body for UK Shared Prosperity Funding and Rural Prosperity Funding.

2)    That subject to receiving formal approval from government of the anticipated funding allocation of £326,822, it be agreed to recommend to a future meeting of Council the receipt of the grant monies and the creation of a budget for 2022/23, for use in accordance with the UKSPF investment plan.

3)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth) be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder to submit an addendum to the UKSPF Investment Plan for Rural England Prosperity Funding.

4)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth)be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder to establish the Local Partnership Group for South Holland.

5)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth) be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder(s) to work collaboratively as the South and East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership on the development of bidding prospectuses, and where appropriate enter into grant funding agreements with delivery partners.

Reasons for the decision:

To progress decision required to further prepare and mobilise the council for the delivery of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and Rural England Prosperity Fund in South Holland).

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing – under this option, the necessary decisions sought would not be progressed, impacting upon progress towards the council being able to mobilise against the delivery of UKSPF.

 

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities in two or more wards or electoral divisions of the Council;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

N/A

Consultees

N/A

Contact: Forrest White, Democratic Services Officer Email: FWhite@sholland.gov.uk.

Report author: Forrest White

Publication date: 16/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/11/2022

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