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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment