To seek Cabinet approval to enter into borough agreements with London Borough of Ealing to secure funding from the Department of Levelling Up’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund to deliver the Supply Ready Programme and People & Skills priority programme.
To also seek Cabinet approval to commence the relevant tender activities and enter the relevant contracts to deliver the programme objectives.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Effects 2 or more wards;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/06/2023
Decision due: 27 July 2023 by Cabinet
Lead Member: Councillor Norman Stevenson; Councillor David Ashton
Lead member: Business, Employment and Property Portfolio Holder, Finance and Human Resources Portfolio Holder
Lead director: Dipti Patel
Department: Place Directorate
As part of the development of the Economic Strategy, to which the Supply Ready and Skills and Employment programme objectives relate, initial consultation took place with a wide range of stakeholders including local educational institutions, voluntary and community sector groups, local businesses and support agencies. The London Borough of Harrow also conducted a business survey from 20/09/22 – 23/12/22 to identify current and future business support and advice needs.