Decision details

19/00019 - Regional Growth Fund Administrative Changes and Transfer of Funds

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That the Cabinet Member for Economic Development, agrees for Kent County Council to delegate to the Director for Economic Development the authority to transfer to East Sussex County Council recovered loan repayments obtained from East Sussex companies who received funds via the former Regional Growth Funded (RGF) Escalate programme.



As Cabinet Member for Economic Development I agree that:


Administration of and funding-decision authority for the monies previously recovered from companies based in East Sussex and handled via the Escalate Scheme, be transferred to East Sussex County Council for management via their East Sussex Invest 5 scheme; and


authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development to take appropriate actions, including but not limited to, entering into legal agreements as necessary to implement this decision.

Publication date: 28/03/2019

Date of decision: 28/03/2019

Effective from: 05/04/2019

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