Decision details

Early Years Capital Grant

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report informs members of the allocation of capital for investment in Early Years, to support the PVI sector. It puts forward proposals for key schemes for part of the funding and proposes consultation ito identify other spending priorities.


The Director of Finance presented a report which informed the Cabinet of an additional DCSF Early Years Capital Funding Stream, from April 2008 to March 2011, in addition to previously reported Children’s Centre and Extended Schools Capital.  The Grant was primarily, but not exclusively intended to support capital investment in the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sector.  The report puts forward recommendations for the allocation of the grant in 2008/9 and 2009/10


Resolved – That


(1)  the 08/09 and 09/10 DCSF Early Years Capital Grant be allocated as set out in 1.3 above, 50% approx on two accommodation renewal schemes for Private Voluntary and Independent groups (PVI) based on school sites and 50% open to all PVI groups, to bid for against DCSF criteria; and


(2)  the grant be the subject of further reports recording final allocations to groups.

Report author: Director of Children's Services

Publication date: 22/10/2008

Date of decision: 16/10/2008

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/10/2008

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