The Local Transport Board will make decisions
on scheme prioritisation and funding to the Accountable
Body. In this regard the Local
Transport Board and the Accountable Body shall be responsible for
the following roles in relation to devolved Local Authority major
ensuring Value for Money is achieved.
identifying a prioritised list of investments within the available
making decisions on individual scheme approval, investment decision
making and release of funding, including scrutiny of individual
scheme business cases.
monitoring progress of scheme delivery and spend.
actively managing the devolved budget and programme to respond to
changed circumstances, including programme slippage, scheme
alteration, or cost increases.
In addition to the above, the Local Transport
Board shall act as a forum for the expression of views on other
transport matters including, but not limited to
bilateral discussions with Network Rail;
responding to wider consultations on strategic transport proposals
and changes to transport policy, and
funding decisions from national transport agencies.