Issue details

General Update on Major Projects Capital Transport Programme

The report will provide general summary position on the Transport Capital Programme but have a focus on the Council’s West Yorkshire Transport Fund Programme; highlighting progress made; current financial challenges that exist and a proposed funding strategy to help with project funding gaps and seek new delegated authorities where required.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure>£500,000 and affects2 or more wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Ashbrow; Batley East; Cleckheaton; Crosland Moor and Netherton; Dalton; Dewsbury East; Dewsbury South; Dewsbury West; Greenhead; Heckmondwike; Holme Valley South; Lindley; Liversedge and Gomersal; Mirfield; Newsome;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/11/2023

Decision due: 23 Jan 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Leader of the Council, Portfolio Holder for Housing & Highways

Lead director: Strategic Director for Growth and Regeneration

Department: Housing and Highways

Contact: Rashid Mahmood, Head of Major Projects Email:

Consultation process

All projects in the programme undergo a public consultation exercise (often a two-stage consultation) which is coordinated with WYCA Consultation & Engagement Team.


These are coordinated with West Yorkshire Combined Authorities using their platforms including Your Voice.


When schemes are requiring planning consent, opportunity

presents itself again to raise issues/concerns for the Council to consider.



Members/Officers Involved: Cllr C. Scott (Leader), Cllr Moses, Cllr E Firth. Edward Highfield - Service Director Skills & Regeneration, Rashid Mahmood - Head of Major Projects (interim)


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