Decision - Building Schools for the Future – Readiness to Deliver Submission
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Building Schools for the Future – Readiness to Deliver Submission
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek authority to submit the readiness to deliver submission for Building Schools for the Future and to agree that it should be submitted to the Partnership for Schools.
Note: Item deferred from 11 June Cabinet to 9th July Cabinet at request of the Director.
Note: Item deferred from 9th July Cabinet to 17th September Cabinet. The reason for this deferral is that prior to the completion of the Readiness to Deliver Submission Statement, a meeting needs to take place with the Office of the Schools Commissioner.
1. That Cabinet agrees to the resources identified to support the programme.
2. That Cabinet delegates authority to submit the Brighton and Hove Readiness to Deliver document to the Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for CYPT and the Director of Finance and Resources.
Reasons for the decision:
The opportunity to enter the BSF programme at the earliest opportunity, and to access significant capital funding to transform secondary education in the city.
Alternative options considered:
There is no alternative option available at present that would provide potential secondary school building funding of the same value.
Report author: Gil Sweetenham
Publication date: 21/09/2009
Date of decision: 17/09/2009
Decided at meeting: 17/09/2009 - Cabinet
Effective from: 25/09/2009