Decision details

Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme and (LPTIP) Decision Point 2 (Case Paper)

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Adoption of programme funded by a grant of £173.5m from government supported by financial and in kind and contributions from WYCA, Leeds City Council and bus operators.


In respect of the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme and (LPTIP) - Decision Point 2 (Case Paper)


(i)         That the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme proceeds through Decision Point 2 and the work commences on Activity 3: Outline Business Case on each of the project’s identified work streams within the programme.


(ii)        That an indicative approval be given to the total programme value of £183.266m, with ultimate approval to spend being granted once the individual schemes have progressed through the Assurance Process to Decision Point 5.


(iii)       That approval is given to WYCA’s contribution of £0.966m. This will be funded from the remainder of the WYCA funding, which had previously been approved for use on the NGT Project.


(iv)       That development costs of £15.310m from the DfT’s £173.500m contribution for the development of the programme be approved, and that WYCA enter into a Funding Agreement with Leeds City Council for expenditure of up to £11.535m.


(v)        That individual schemes within the programme are brought forward through the Assurance Process along their own Assurance Pathway.


(vi)       That the Assurance Pathway, Approval Route and Approval Tolerance for the Programme are approved.

Report author: Gary Bartlett

Publication date: 30/06/2017

Date of decision: 29/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 29/06/2017 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 11/07/2017

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