The LEP’s Growing Business Fund Panel makes decisions on behalf of the Investment Appraisal Committee on allocations of funding through the LEP’s Growing Business Fund.
The committee comprises a total of ten voting members. All voting members are from the private sector including the independent Chair. One private sector member will be a member of the LEP Board and will also sit on the Investment Appraisal Committee. This individual will act as the LEP board champion for the GBF programme. Each Panel Member will be expected to sign a Declaration, in confirmation of their appointment to the Panel and acceptance of the Panel’s Terms of Reference.
You can read the Growing Business Fund Panel's Terms of Reference here.