Derbyshire Dales UKSPF Partnership Board

The Partnership is a key body within the programme governance established to help provide assurance to Derbyshire Dales District Council as the lead local authority / accountable body and to central Government regarding the use of UKSPF / REPF funding. 

The Partnership Board is made up of local partners representing the public, private and voluntary sectors. The make-up of the Board reflects UKSPF/REPF priorities and comprises the following organisations:


  • Derbyshire Dales District Council
  • Peak District National Park Authority
  • University of Derby 
  • Rural Action Derbyshire
  • Business Peak District
  • National Farmers Union
  • Derbyshire County Council
  • Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service
  • East Midlands Chamber of Commerce
  • Derbyshire Dales and High Peak Manufacturing Network
  • Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire
  • Derbyshire Association of Local Councils
  • The Member of Parliament for the Derbyshire Dales

Terms of Reference were agreed at the inaugural meeting of the Partnership Board on 2 November 2022.  

The Partnership Board is chaired by Derbyshire Dales District Council as the lead local authority / accountable body for UKSPF / REPF funds. The Partnership Board is supported by a smaller officer Executive Group formed from the Board Membership.