Decision details

Grant to Leeds Culture Trust (Leeds 2023)

Reference: D49827

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Authority to enter into a grant agreement with Leeds Culture Trust.


The Director of City Development submitted a report providing an update on the progress being made in respect of the ‘Leeds 2023’ initiative and which looked to delegate to officers the authority to enter into a grant agreement with Leeds Culture Trust in order to deliver a programme of activity.



(a)  That the overall progress made in this area be noted, together with the further progress being made on establishing Leeds Culture Trust;


(b)  That the necessary authority be delegated to the Chief Officer, Culture and Sport to enable the Chief Officer to enter into the final grant agreement in line with the draft, as detailed at Appendix 1 to the submitted report, with variations being made subject to consultation with the Leader of the Council.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Economy and Culture

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Executive Member for Economy and Culture

Contact: Cluny Macpherson, Chief Officer (Culture and Sport) 0113 378 6397 Email:

Report author: Cluny Macpherson

Publication date: 01/07/2019

Date of decision: 26/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/06/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 06/07/2019

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