Devolution update and budget allocation
Decision Maker: Council
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Following the CEB meeting on 15 December 2016 –
Council is recommended to supports in principle the submission of a devolution bid with a governance model based on the current two-tier structure for local government with a combined authority and elected mayor.
Council resolved to allocate the budget of £50k to support the initial study on viability and sustainability and governance; specialist work on collaboration around Children and Adult services; public consultation and involvement; and preparation of a revised Devolution Deal. This will be funded from reserves and balances.
Publication date: 18/04/2016
Date of decision: 18/04/2016
Decided at meeting: 18/04/2016 - Council