Decision details

Gloucestershire County Council’s submission to the Multiply Programme element of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve submission of a Local Investment Plan for consideration by the Department for Education for the delivery of the Multiply programme as part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The Local Investment Plan will outline how Gloucestershire County Council will deliver the £2.7m Multiply programme over a 3-year academic funding year period.


In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itselfand also the relevant Equality Impact Assessment, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.


Having fully considered all the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:


a)    Agree the areas of focus outlined in paragraph 10 of this report.


b)    Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment, and Infrastructure to:


              i.        Further develop and finalise Gloucestershire County Council’s Local Investment Plan in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education, Skills, and Bus Transport.


            ii.        Submit the Local Investment Plan to the Department for Education no later than its deadline of 30 June 2022.


For the reasons set out in the report.


Publication date: 22/06/2022

Date of decision: 22/06/2022

Date comes into force if not called in: 30/06/2022

Call-in deadline date: 29/06/2022

Current call-in Count: 0

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