Issue details

West Yorkshire Devolution: Consent to Non-Transport Borrowing Powers

a)  To consent in principle to the regulations to provide the combined authority with the power to borrow for non-transport related functions, set out in the ‘minded to’ Devolution Deal.

b)  To delegate authority to the Managing Director of the combined authority, in consultation with the Leader and Chief Executive of each constituent council and the Chair of the combined authority, to finalise and consent to the final draft of the regulations further to any technical issues which may arise.

c)  To approve that all decisions taken by Executive Board from this report are exempt from call-in on the grounds of urgency.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/12/2021

Decision due: 15 Dec 2021 by Executive Board

Lead director: Chief Executive

Department: Chief Executive's

Contact: Mike Eakins, Intelligence & Policy Manager 0113 37 88646 Email:

Consultation process

As part of the statutory process, a public consultation was previously undertaken and the results were considered by Executive Board in September 2020.

Portfolio Holder: The Leader


Agenda items


  • Report to Executive Board Members