Issue details

Learning Places Programme - Capital Programme Update Report

Executive Board is requested to approve:


1.  Additional authority to spend on the Learning Places programme for the next phase of the programme.

2.  That the balance of the programme risk fund is maintained, to facilitate effective risk management at programme level.

3.  Executive Board is asked to note the current projected funding deficit. Members should note that this is likely to increase due to rising construction costs.

4.  Executive Board is asked to note that the Head of Learning Systems continues to have client responsibility for the programme and Chief Officer, Projects, Programmes and Procurement Unit continues to be responsible for the delivery of the projects in the Learning Places programme.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/09/2015

Decision due: 21 Oct 2015 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of Children's Services

Department: Children's Services

Contact: Paul Brennan, Deputy Director, Learning 0113 37 83571 Email:

Consultation process


Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families


Agenda items


  • Report to be provided to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting.