How will the City Deal work?
The City Deal programme of 26 projects is underpinned by a robust governance process and arrangements designed to ensure that public money delivers agreed outcomes
The Assurance Framework [7Mb] is the formal document which sets out how the City Deal will be governed and managed. Approved by the Cabinet in March 2015, it consists of three parts: The Glasgow City Region Cabinet; The Business Cases; Programme and Project Governance, including management arrangements, strategies and the Programme Management Office.
A Project Management Office administers and manages the Programme; liaises with the UK and Scottish Governments and other stakeholders; analyses and reports on the impact and delivery of projects and the overall programme.
Funding provided by the UK and Scottish Governments will be paid over a twenty year period and unlocked in five-year blocks, subject to the City Deal delivering agreed outputs and outcomes, assessed through a Gateway Review mechanism.
The UK and Scottish Governments will each give the city region £500 million in grant funding, and the local authorities will borrow a further £130 million.
Further funding of £18.8 million from BIS (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) and £4.8 million from Department of Work and Pensions will fund the Business Growth and Innovation and the Employability schemes respectively over three years.
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