Decision details

Leeds City Region Future Mobility Zone

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 proceed through Decision Point 2 (Strategic Outline Case) and work commence on Activity 3 (Outline Business Case with Finalised Costs).


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

(i)         That the Future Mobility Zone (FMZ) programme proceeds through Decision Point 2 and work commences on the development of business cases for individual packages

(ii)        That an indicative approval to £30.793 million, which will be funded from the Local Transport Plan (£2.75 million), the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (£0.763 million) and the Department for Transport FMZ fund (£27.28 million) is given with full approval to spend being granted as individual scheme or packages have progressed through the Assurance Process to Decision Point 5. The total programme cost is £32.01 million, including £1.22 million from District Partners.

(iii)       That an approval for development funding of £2.01 million be made to enable initial work on outline business cases for individual packages, subject to DfT funding being announced.

(iv)       That future programme approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report including at Decision Point 6 and 7 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.

Report author: Kate Gifford

Publication date: 06/02/2020

Date of decision: 06/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 14/02/2020