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Devolution of the Adult Education Budget – Legislative Process

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report recommends that Cabinet agree the WECA (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018, prepared by the Department for Education, passing statutory duties regarding the provision of adult education currently held by the Secretary of State for Education to WECA.


That Cabinet:

1.             Give consent to the devolution of the West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Statutory Duties Order 2018.


2.       Delegate to the Director Finance in consultation with the Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance & Performance and the Mayor, authority to make decisions in relation to the order and its implementation and provide to the Secretary of State written confirmation of the Councils consent to the West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018.


Report author: Jane Taylor

Publication date: 01/05/2018

Date of decision: 01/05/2018

Decided at meeting: 01/05/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/05/2018

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