Decision details

LCR 150 - Acceptance of European Social Fund

Decision Maker: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The LCR Combined Authority is asked to accept a grant from the European Social Fund for the Liverpool City Region Positive Inclusion Programme and Additional European Regional Development grant to support SME Restart and Recovery and Kickstarting Tourism package.

 

The LCR Combined Authority will act as the Accountable Body for the grants and make onward grant awards to Delivery partners.

Decision:

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority RESOLVED that:-

 

(i)        European Social Fund (ESF) grant for the Positive Inclusion programme outlined in Table 1 and the Combined Authority to act as the Accountable Body for the scheme, once the Funding Agreement from the DWP has been received and signed by all parties be accepted;

 

(ii)       additional European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Integrated Business Support programme, outlined in Table 3 and Table 4 be accepted;

 

(iii)      the onward award of the ESF grant to the Delivery Partners listed in Table 2 once the Funding Agreement from DWP has been received and signed by all partied be agreed;

 

(iv)      the onward award of the ERDF grant to Delivery Partners listed in Table 5 be agreed;

 

(v)       delegated authority be granted to the Treasurer and Monitoring Officer to agree and sign the ESF grant offer letter received from the Department of Work and Pensions and the subsequent grant accession deeds awarded to the Delivery Partners and approve any necessary amendments to these grant accession deeds during the period of their delivery; and

 

(vi)      delegated authority be granted to the Treasurer and the Monitoring Officer to agree and sign the ERDF grant offer letter received from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the subsequent grant accession deed to the Liverpool City Region Growth Company Limited.

Publication date: 25/09/2020

Date of decision: 25/09/2020

Effective from: 03/10/2020

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