Decision details

Connecting employment and skills centres in Dewsbury

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case).


Resolved:     In respect of Connecting employment and skills centres in Dewsbury –

That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:   

(i)     That the Connecting Employment and Skills Centres in Dewsbury/ Active and Sustainable Travel in Dewsbury package project proceeds through ?decision point 2? and work commences on ?activity 3 (outline business case) for the Dewsbury Bus Station Replacement and Dewsbury town centre pedestrian and cycle improvement projects.

(ii)    That an indicative approval to the total package value of £16 million is given from the Transforming Cities Fund with full approval to spend once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5.

(iii)   That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report including at decision point 5 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Portfolio Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the package remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.

Report author: Fiona Limb

Publication date: 07/09/2020

Date of decision: 04/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 04/09/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 15/09/2020