The ESIF Committee (European Structural Investment Funds) is responsible for the Greater Lincolnshire ESIF strategy; ensuring operational delivery of activity; overseeing the development of an appropriate pipeline of proposals; agreeing investments; and local monitoring performance, ensuring that local strategic aims are also considered alongside national and operational objectives.
The Greater Lincolnshire ESIF Committee is an integral part of the governance structure required to deliver the current England 2014-2020 European Funding Programmes.
The Committee is a sub-committee of the England Growth Programme Board (GPB), supports the GPB’s role in considering overall Operational Programme performance, and works with Government officials in relation to the delivery of the Programme.
The ESIF Committee reports directly to the GMP and the chair of the Committee is responsible for reporting these recommendations to the LEP Directors Board and LEP Investment Board.
The ESIF Committee is made up of 15 members taken from a nationally set criteria including representation from; the LEP; local authority; business; voluntary and community; equality; environment; trade union; Higher Education; education, skills and employment; CLLD; and various Government departments.
Final funding decisions are made at national level and are published on the following websites:
The Greater Lincolnshire LEP has adapted to new ways of working in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. More board meetings and discussions are now being carried out remotely, reducing the need for board members and staff to travel around the county.
For further information contact Ashley Myers on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01522 554976.
Pat Doody (Chair)
Voluntary Centre Services
Cllr Peter Bedford
Lincolnshire Local Authorities
North Lincolnshire Council
Prof Nigel Curry
North East Lincolnshire Council
Prof Scott Fleming
Bishop Grosseteste University
Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership