Decision details

Regional Growth Fund Round 3

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Details of the Government’s Round 3 Regional Growth Fund and to set out the criteria for application and Wirral proposed submissions.



A report by the Director for Regeneration, Housing and Planning explained how the Government had recently announced the opening of a further round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).  The report set out the objectives of the Fund and detailed the criteria against which bids would be assessed.  The report also detailed how RGF could support the delivery of key priorities within the Council’s Investment Strategy and the Cabinet was asked to agree the next steps outlined within the report for bringing forward projects, in partnership with the private sector that met the RGF criteria.




(1)  the Director of Regeneration, Housing and Planning and the Investment Strategy Team be requested to progress the development of the four applications to the Regional Growth Fund as set out in the report; and


(2)   authority be delegated to the Director of Regeneration, Housing and Planning, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member responsible for Regeneration and Planning Strategy to negotiate, finalise and submit the applications for Regional Growth Fund.

Report author: Strategic Director: Regeneration and Environment

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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