Issue details

European Structural and Investment Funds Programme 2014-2020 (ESIF) - Approval of the Enhanced Local Flexibility for the Unemployed Programme

Subject to a successful bid outcome, to authorise and delegate the Director of City Development to enter into a formal contract with DWP as part of the Enhanced Local Flexibilities for the Unemployed Programme.

Approve total expenditure of up to £6m by the Council, inclusive of £3m maximum match funding to deliver the Enhanced Local Flexibilities for the Unemployed Programme over the next three years, 2021-2023.

DWP will issue a contract (if successful) in the next 2 months, we will then have 30 days to sign the contract or lose the funding opportunity.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/11/2020

Decision due: 16 Dec 2020 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Martyn Long, Head of Employment and Skills 07712 214341 Email: martyn.long@leeds.gov.uk.

Consultation process

The relevant Executive Members will be briefed on the development of these proposals.

 

Existing user feedback, surveys and local intelligence has been used to inform the delivery model in the development of this competitive bid.

Consultees

Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment

Documents

  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting