Agenda item

AMP7 2020-24 Works (MH)


The report was presented by the Head of the Moors for the Future Partnership and the Project Manager, who outlined the proposal to extend peatland restoration works, working with Water Company partners, in the Dark Peak and South Pennines through Asset Management Period 7 (AMP7) between 2020-24.The Programmes & Resources Committee had previously approved a project value ceiling of £3million. It is now anticipated that the maximum value of the project could rise to £7.5 million and therefore authority to extend the ceiling was being sought.


It was confirmed that the MFF Partnership are confident that they have the capacity to deliver this work.  A further report will be taken to the next meeting of the Programmes and Resources Committee regarding the Nature for Climate Fund.


The recommendation as set out in the report was moved, seconded, voted on and carried.




To note the existing partnering agreements and associated contracts and support the proposed partnering agreements and associated contracts between PDNPA and Water Company partners for MFFP to deliver AMP 7 habitat restoration aspirations (capital works) and associated research and communications outcomes.




  1. Authority to engage in new projects up to a maximum value of £7.5 million between 2020-2024 (increased from the existing limit of £3 million), and delegating authority to approve the acceptance of new partnering agreements with the Water Company partners under this authority, to the PDNPA Chief Financial Officer, in consultation with the Head of Moors for the Future Partnership and the Head of Legal Services.


  1. That the Authority may, subject to compliance with its procurement standing orders, enter into contracts for the delivery of the AMP 7 projects and AMP 8 projects where they have been brought into the AMP 7 period.



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