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Outline Business Case for the Commonwealth Games Legacy Programme
Include item on Forward Plan/ Key Decision
Urgent Decision - Not in Forward Plan
Details for Agenda Sheet
Report of Director for Adult Social Care
Implementation Date (not before meeting on)
Tue 14 Feb 2023

The Outline Business Case seeks approval for the establishment of a Commonwealth Games Legacy Programme and seeks approval of the proposed scope of the Programme. It also seeks to identify an indicative list of projects that are likely to be supported and undertaken under the Legacy Portfolio umbrella.

Key Portfolio
Digital, Culture, Heritage and Tourism
Decision Maker
Chief Officer Decision Maker
Reason For Key Decision
  • Revenue in excess of £500k
  • Significant effect on communities in two or more wards
Relevant Documents
Decision Type:
Decision Maker:
Adult Social Care
Other Information
Private Reason
Decision Outcome

On 14 February 2023, Cabinet:-

(i)       Approved the Outline Business Case as set out in Appendix 1 of the report, and in particular the establishment of a Legacy Portfolio adopting a Hybrid Approach (Option 3 in section 4.3.3 of the report);

(ii)       Approved the implementation of the Governance and Management arrangements for the Portfolio as set out in the Outline Business Case;

(iii)      Approved the continued use of the Themes from the Birmingham City Council Legacy Plan approved in December 2021 to underpin the direction of the Portfolio. The themes being:

          • Enabling a THRIVING city, creating opportunities accessible to all

          • Opening up opportunities to which our younger population can ASPIRE to achieve;                  

          • Initiatives and facilities which support the development of a HEALTHY society, both physically and mentally;

          • Creating a platform for a more WELCOMING, diverse place to live and invest;

          • Accelerating our GREEN GROWTH plans to grow Birmingham in a sustainable and resilient way;

(iv)      Noted the inclusion within the Portfolio of key priorities for support including the European Athletics Championship 26 and City’s aspiration to host an International Festival;

(v)      Approved the proposed funding for the operation of the Legacy Portfolio as a top slice from identified Games Legacy funding sources as set out in the OBC;

(vi)      Delegated authority to approve Full Business Cases for projects delivered within the scope of the Legacy Portfolio to the Legacy Portfolio Board, subject to proposed projects being deliverable within the available funding as set out in the OBC;

(vii)     Delegated authority to apply for and accept grant funding from WMCA or other sources that may emerge for projects that fall within the scope of the Legacy Portfolio to the Director of Legacy in consultation with the Director of Council Management;

(viii)    Authorised the City Solicitor to complete and execute any legal documents necessary to implement the above recommendations.

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Acocks Green; Allens Cross; Alum Rock; Aston; Balsall Heath West; Bartley Green; Billesley; Birchfield; Bordesely & Highgate; Bordesely Green; Bournbrook & Selly Park; Bournville & Cotteridge; Brandwood & Kings Heath; Bromford & Hodge Hill; Castle Vale; Druids Heath & Monyhull; Edgbaston; Erdington; Frankley Great Park; Garretts Green; Glebe Farm & Tile Cross; Gravelly Hill; Hall Green North; Hall Green South; Handsworth; Handsworth Wood; Harborne; Heartlands; Highter's Heath; Holyhead; Kings Norton North; Kings Norton South; Kingstanding; Ladywood; Longbridge & West Heath; Lozells; Moseley; Nechells; Newtown; North Edgbaston; Northfield; Oscott; Perry Barr; Perry Common; Pype Hayes; Quinton; Rubery & Rednall; Shard End; Sheldon; Small Heath; Soho & Jewellery Quarter; South Yardley; Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East; Sparkhill; Stirchley; Stockland Green; Sutton Four Oaks; Sutton Mere Green; Sutton Reddicap; Sutton Roughley; Sutton Trinity; Sutton Vesey; Sutton Walmley & Minworth; Sutton Wylde Green; Tyseley & Hay Mills; Ward End; Weoley & Selly Oak; Yardley East; Yardley West & Stechford


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Date & Time CreatedUser Full NameStatus DescriptionDetails
 Page 1 of 8, items 1 to 10 of 79.
06/01/2023 15:18:34Tony Lloyd Business Item Created 
06/01/2023 15:18:34Tony Lloyd Committee AddedCabinet
06/01/2023 15:19:07Tony Lloyd Status ChangedDecision Proposed [2]
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedAcocks Green
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedAllens Cross
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedAlum Rock
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedAston
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedBalsall Heath West
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedBartley Green
06/01/2023 15:19:51Tony Lloyd Ward AddedBillesley


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