Issue details

Gloucestershire Libraries National Portfolio Organisation

1) Accept Arts Council England funding of £750,000 over a 3-year term, commencing 1st April 2023; and

2) To agree that an independent oversight board be set up to oversee the appropriate use of funding


Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2023

Representations made

Any representations should be sent to:

Name:  Jane Everiss

Tel. no:  01452 425027



By 5pm on 9th February 2023


Decision due: Between 10 Feb 2023 and 31 Mar 2023 by Cabinet Member - Fire, Community Safety and Libraries

Lead member: Cllr Dave Norman MBE, Cabinet Member for Fire, Community Safety and Libraries

Contact: David Owen, Chief Executive, Gloucestershire First Email:



Background papers

  • Arts Council England investment programme