Agenda item

Cabinet's Response to Scrutiny Review - External Funding


Report from the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment.




  1. That the Cabinet response to the Scrutiny Review Recommendations – External Funding be approved.



Consideration was given to the report which outlined the response of Cabinet to the outcomes from the Scrutiny Review on External Funding. The findings of the Scrutiny Review had been presented to Cabinet on 28th March, 2022, and were as follows:


a)    That the ambition of the service in submitting bids be commended.

b)    That the feedback from the government regarding the Dinnington and Wath bids for Levelling Up Funds be circulated when available.


c)    That the Governance Advisor liaise with the Regeneration Strategy team to coordinate upcoming scrutiny work on markets with a view to feeding into future bids involving markets.


d)    That efforts to ensure Rotherham receives its fair portion of gainshare or “single pot” funds from the Mayoral Combined Authority be noted.


Cabinet accepted all of the recommendations and Appendix 1 to the report outlined further detail on how the recommendations had been or would be actioned. The Cabinet Member wished to place on record her thanks to the Officers who had worked hard to draw down significant investment for the people of Rotherham.




1.    That the Cabinet response to the Scrutiny Review Recommendations –External Funding be approved.

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