Decision details

Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) - 2011/12 Progress Report and 2012/13 Programme

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


On 24 November 2011 the Cabinet had approved the acceptance of £810,000 of Local Sustainable Transport Funding (LSTF) from Merseytravel to deliver the ‘Key Component’ project.  This funding, provided over a four year period 2011/12 – 2014/15, was allocated to assist the Council to support residents of East Wirral to access employment opportunities, as well as encouraging the use of sustainable transport in order to contribute to reducing carbon emissions in the Borough.


At the Cabinet’s meeting on 24 November 2011 it was resolved that Officers would report back to a future meeting on the progress in delivering the ‘Key Component’ projects and  provide detailed plans for 2012/13 onwards.


A report by the Director of Technical Services provided the Cabinet with a review of the successful delivery of Year 1 of the project and sought authority to continue delivery of the ‘Key Component’ Project as detailed in Section 4.0 of the report.




(1)   the success of Wirral Council Officers in successfully delivering Year 1 of the LSTF Key Component Project be noted;


(2)  the detailed proposals for 2012/13, as set out in Section 4.0 of the report, be approved and Officers be requested to report progress on the delivery of the 2012/13 programme and on detailed plans for 2013/14 onwards to a meeting in early 2013; and


(3)  Officers be requested to report to a future meeting of the Cabinet on the outcome of the decision by the Department for Transport with regard to the submission of the business case for the large bid.  (This decision is expected in summer 2012.)

Publication date: 19/04/2012

Date of decision: 12/04/2012

Decided at meeting: 12/04/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/04/2012

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