Decision details

Community Wealth Building

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report updates Cabinet on progress implementing the Reimagining Lewes District Action Plan adopted in December 2020, for embedding community wealth building principles into the councils work, in line with the Corporate Plan.


(Key decision):


(1) To note the progress made in delivering the Reimagining Lewes District Action Plan and to agree the Re-imagining Lewes District Community Wealth Building Strategy set out at appendix A to the report.


(2) To agree £80k to fund a two-year fixed term post to oversee the implementation of the Strategy.


(3) To agree a one-off allocation of £20k to enable the development of initiatives to promote and enable social entrepreneurialism, with both additional cost items being funded from reserves.

Report author: Jo Harper

Publication date: 11/06/2021

Date of decision: 10/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 10/06/2021 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 17/06/2021

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