Forthcoming Key Decisions

This page lists the key decisions due to be taken within Leeds City Council over the next few months. Details of each key decision will be published below at least 28 clear days before the decision is due to be taken

What is a 'Key Decision'?

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely to:

  • result in the Authority incurring expenditure or making savings over £500,000, or
  • have a significant effect on communites living or working in an area comprising one or more wards.
  • Article 13 of the Council's Constitution provides more details about which decisions will be treated as key decisions.

    How to get more information about a particular key decision

    The agenda papers for Executive Board meetings, and the documents being considered by officers taking key decisions, are available five working days before the decision will be made through the Council's website.

    The contact details of a lead officer are provided for each key decision listed below. Please contact the lead officer directly if you wish to obtain copies or extracts of any other listed documents, or if you wish to receive details of further documents as they become available. Sometimes the papers you request may contain exempt of confidential information. If this is the case, the lead officer will explain why it will not be possible to make copies available.

    Forthcoming Key Decisions

    13/02/2024 - Leeds Transformational Regeneration Partnership - Entering into an informal regeneration partnership with government and other public sector bodies

    To approve the Council entering into a long-term informal regeneration partnership with government, Homes England and the Combined Authority, focused on inclusive city centre, economic and housing growth.

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 13/03/2024

    Wards affected: Beeston and Holbeck; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Hunslet and Riverside; Little London and Woodhouse;

    Lead officer: Adam Brannen

    Notice of decision: 13/02/2024

    02/02/2024 - New children's residential provision - Integrated Therapy Model (ITM) Small Group Living Homes

    This proposal is seeking to diversify the children’s residential home portfolio with a capital injection of £2.2M for the purchase and refurbishment of the properties, plus the associated staffing costs.  Based on the identified need in 2023, the proposal seeks to acquire 4 x 3 or 4 bed properties which will form 2 small group living Integrated Treatment Model (ITM) hubs (two homes per hub). 

    Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

    Decision due date: Not before 04/03/2024

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Ben Finley

    Notice of decision: 02/02/2024

    02/02/2024 - Annual Fee Review for Externally Commissioned Adult Social Care Services 2024-2025

    Brief Description

    The Director of Adults and Health will be recommended to approve the fee uplifts for externally commissioned home care services, care homes, extra care services, shared lives and uplifts for direct payments.

    Impact On Wards


    Financial and procurement implications

    All fee uplifts will be contained within the Adults and Health 2024 -2025 financial budget. There are no procurement implications for this decision.

    Partnership working



    Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

    Decision due date: 03/2024

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Mark Phillott

    Notice of decision: 02/02/2024

    02/02/2024 - A64 Bus, Walking & Cycling Corridor Project (Phase 1+) Injection of funding and amendment to existing Funding Agreement with West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA)

    The decision sought is to:

    i.  Approve the injection of £561,000 of development funds from the Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) into Leeds City Council’s (LCC) Capital Programme. The injection of these funds will enable further work to progress on the detailed design and Full Business Case tasks;

    ii.  Give approval to spend the additional development funding of £561,000;

    iii.  Agree to a Deed of Variation being signed and sealed by LCC to amend the existing funding agreement with WYCA to cover the additional development funding (taking the total approval to £1,956,000).

    Decision Maker: Director of City Development

    Decision due date: Not before 04/03/2024

    Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Gipton and Harehills; Killingbeck and Seacroft;

    Lead officer: Rebecca Dickson

    Notice of decision: 02/02/2024

    02/02/2024 - Decisions taken in relation to connecting additional customers to Leeds PIPES District Heating Network for the 24/25 financial year

    -  Approved the council entering into Connection and Supply Agreements with a number of prospective customers for Leeds PIPES

    -  Approved the awarding of contract/contracts to the project’s Principal Contractor for detailed design at a number of sites to facilitate connections to Leeds PIPES, utilising standard council T&Cs

    -  Approved the awarding of contract/contacts to the project’s Principal Contractor for works to connect customers to Leeds PIPES, utilising an NEC3 contract

    Potential customers to be detailed in the accompanying Key Decision report confidential appendix.

    Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

    Decision due date: Not before 02/03/2024

    Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

    Lead officer: Joe Callin

    Notice of decision: 02/02/2024

    02/02/2024 - Dawsons Corner and Stanningley Bypass - Junction Improvement and Safety Critical Works

    A major junction improvement scheme has been developed working initially with West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) through the Corridor Improvement Programme (CIP) and more recently with the Department for Transport (DfT) through the Major Roads Network/Large Local Majors programme, when the junction proposals were expanded to also include essential safety critical joint repair works on Stanningley Bypass.

    Inject DFT Major Roads Network (MRN) funding up to a maximum of £43.446m into the Capital Programme in addition to the WYCA local contribution injected to date of £8.48m taking the full scheme funding available to £51.926m. DfT MRN decision to fund 100% is pending.

    Approve expenditure of £8.48m subject to full DFT and WYCA approvals, which will enable LCC to develop and complete the FBC, Stage 1 ECI contract, purchase the Workhouse Charity Land circa £1.4m together with providing Safety Critical Emergency works on Stanningley Bypass.

    Decision Maker: Director of City Development

    Decision due date: Not before 04/03/2024

    Wards affected: Armley; Calverley and Farsley; Pudsey;

    Lead officer: Mohammed Mahmood

    Notice of decision: 02/02/2024