Issue details

Rural England Prosperity Fund

The Rural England Prosperity Fund is an addendum to the UKSPF providing funding between 2023/24 and 2024/25. The report sets out the allocation to Tunbridge Wells, identifying the focus on the rural area and proposed interventions.  A delivery mechanism across West Kent building on the previously successful LEADER programme is proposed.  The timescale of submission to Government by 30 November 2022 for approval is outlined. 

Decision type: Exec Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2022

Decision due: 17 Nov 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Cabinet Member for Communities (and Deputy Leader)

Lead director: Director of Finance, Policy and Development (Section 151 Officer)

Department: Economic Development

Contact: David Candlin, Head of Economic Development and Property Email:

Consultation process

Due to limited timescale, engagement is limited to West Kent ELAG members and the UKSPF Local Partnership Group.  Once programme has been approved by Govt the interventions and process will be published and promoted across West Kent.  The Communities and Economic Development CAB will be consulted. 


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