Decision details

Tackling Poverty and Inequality through Digital Inclusion

Reference: D50354

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Communities and Environment submitted a report which provided an update on the approach being taken on the promotion of digital inclusion in Leeds through the ‘100% Digital Leeds’ programme.


In presenting the submitted report, the Executive Member for Communities provided the Board with an overview of the range of work being undertaken as part of the promotion of the digital inclusion agenda.



(a)  That the ongoing work, together with the progress achieved to date, on the 100% Digital Leeds programme in mitigating the impact of poverty and inequality in the city through a focus on greater digital inclusion, be noted;


(b)  That the suggested areas for further work, as outlined in Section 5 of the submitted report, be agreed;


(c)  That the positive approach being adopted to co-produce the future programme with citizens and communities who have ‘lived experience’ of poverty and inequality, be acknowledged.

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 25/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/11/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 05/12/2019

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