Decision - Update on Greater Brighton Devolution Bid

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Update on Greater Brighton Devolution Bid

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the Greater Brighton Economic Board :


1)        Note the overall progress of the Greater Brighton Devolution Proposals since the 14 January 2016 Ministerial challenge session and the updates from the five work stream.


2)        Note the draft proposals for:


-         The outline of the Strategic Transport Partnership which is subject to further discussion with 3SC

-         The Brighton Mainline (BML) Task Force

-         The Greater Brighton City Region (GBCR) Digital Strategy

-         The approach to creating a new digital infrastructure

-         The drive to implement university led, innovation driven growth


3)        Agree the approach and timetable for consideration of governance issues


4)        Note the timetable for the next six months


5)        Note that further resources will be needed to complete and implement the Devolution Deal – to be proposed for decision in the separate overall GBEB budget paper.


6)        The Board requests that as the devolution work progresses every effort is made to further reduce the amount of duplication and overlap with the 3SC proposals in order to ensure best use of resources for the tax payer and that the results of this work is referenced in future reports.

Report author: Thalia Liebig

Publication date: 21/04/2016

Date of decision: 19/04/2016

Decided at meeting: 19/04/2016 - Greater Brighton Economic Board

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