Issue details

Community and Adult Skills Programmes 2019-2020

To seek Cabinet approval to:


a)    Enter into the funding agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for the purpose of funding the delivery of Community Learning and Adult Skills Programmes during the 2019-2020 academic year; and


b)    Continue to award call-off contracts of varying lengths up to a maximum of 12 months (dependent on the type of course or piece of work, for the 2019-2020 academic year) for the provision of adult learning services under a framework agreement approved by Cabinet in April 2018 (which is valid for a further 3 years).


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/03/2019

Decision due: 24 Apr 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Skills and Growth

Contact: Pete Carr Email:

Planned Dates: Consultation with the main consultees in April and May 2019. Ongoing consultation with the ESFA.