Decision details

Funding of London Borough of Culture 2020

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the funding strategy for the London Borough of Culture 2020.



(i)            Cabinet agreed the funding strategy for the London Borough of Culture 2020;


(ii)          Cabinet agreed the commitment of £0.250m Neighbourhood CIL to support areas of the programme which meet the NCIL criteria;


(iii)         Cabinet delegated to the Cabinet Member of Public Health, Culture and Leisure in consultation with the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing and Chief Finance Officer, as a contingency measure, the decision to:

·         approve additional non recurrent funding from Council reserves to support the legacy of Brent Borough of Culture 2020 should this be necessary

·         And / or scale back the programme; and


(iv)         Cabinet noted the intention to fund raise from external sources in order that the use of reserves should not be necessary.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Dr Melanie Smith, Director Public Health Dr Melanie Smith, Director of Public Health, Email:; Tel: 020 8937 6227 Tel: 0208 937 6227.

Report author: Dr Melanie Smith

Publication date: 13/09/2018

Date of decision: 12/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/09/2018

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