Issue details

Grant Funding for Skills4work Programme

Skills4Work is a North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) scheme that provides entry to employment training for young people not in education, employment or training (NEET).

The service provides a range of environmental and maintenance tasks in local communities that improve the community environment and facilities. These include, but are not limited to:

• Fencing work, footpath maintenance, hedge and foliage cutting, planting and management of gardens, clearance of ditch and drains, driveway and paving projects, etc.
• Undertaking repair & refurbishment of premises, including minor plastering and decoration work, fittings and furniture etc.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/01/2023

Decision due: 14 Feb 2023 by Executive Member for Children & Families

Lead member: Executive Member for Children & Families

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Barbara Merrygold, Head of Early Help, Children and Families Service Email: Email:

Consultation process

As above.


This is a programme that has already been running in NYCC since July 2020, but upon further discussions with legal it had been agreed that this needed to follow this route- hence why we are doing this retrospectively and therefore does not require consultation


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