Issue details

Grant support for flood affected businesses

To seek approval for the Business Growth Programme (BGP) to be allocated an additional £3 million of over-programming from the Local Growth Deal to fund grants to flood affected businesses.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Savings > £1 million;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/02/2020

Reason for urgency:
Urgent approval is required to allow an immediate response by the Combined Authority to the flooding of businesses which occurred due to Storm Ciara on 8/9 February 2020. A delay to this decision will result in delays in making urgent payments required by businesses affected.

Decision due: 5 Mar 2020 by West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Lead director: Director of Delivery

Contact: Lorna Holroyd Email:


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