Decision details


Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to deliver the Brexit Business Support Scheme from November 2019 to March 2021, with a review at March 2020.




(a)       That the update on the organisational preparation being undertaken by the Combined Authority and LEP as the UK prepares to leave the European Union be noted.


(b)       That the delivery of the Brexit Support scheme, as detailed in paragraph 2.4 of the submitted report be approved, in the event of a non-negotiated exit from the EU, from November 2019 to the end of March 2020 via the allocation of £2m from the overall Business Growth Programme (BGP) budget.  This being subject to securing the required funding flexibility from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BEIS) and no additional funding being provided directly by Government.

Report author: Henry Rigg

Publication date: 10/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/10/2019 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 18/10/2019

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