Decision details

Receipt of Adult Education Budget (AEB) Grant Funding for Adult Learning Provision

Reference: D55238

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To accept circa £2M per annum AEB grant funding from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority for academic years 2022-23, through to 2024-25 for adult learning provision in Leeds and authority to spend and procure for subcontracted learning delivery provision.  The AEB grant funding covers the administrative costs, provision delivered by internal delivery teams and subcontracted partner provision.


The Chief Officer Culture and Economy took the decision to

  Accept the three-year notional AEB funding agreement from WYCA.

  Accept skills funding agreements from Government over the next three years.

  Authorise spend of the funding as set out in the report.

  Authorise procurements up to twice per year through the Employment & Skills Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to subcontract delivery to key partners supporting adult skills in the city.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Contact: Martyn Long, Head of Employment and Skills 07712 214341 Email:

Publication date: 05/05/2022

Date of decision: 13/05/2022

Effective from: 21/05/2022

Current call-in Count: 0

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