Decision details

Defra grant funding for Air Quality

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Defra grant to make improvements in air quality.


1. That the establishment of the budget to allow the identified works be approved as set out in the report to be carried out and the grant to be spent.

2. That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Environment, in consultation with the Director of Finance, to accept a grant from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs on behalf of City of Wolverhampton Council and approve the terms of any grant agreement.

3. That it be noted that, in addition, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs has issued the West Midlands Combined Authority with a £3 million grant to be spent on cleaning the bus fleet that use the section of road identified. This aspect of the grant will be delivered by Transport for West Midlands.


Report author: John Roseblade

Publication date: 24/01/2019

Date of decision: 23/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 23/01/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/01/2019

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