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Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel - up to 15 May 2022
12 Apr 2021 - 16:00 to 16:55
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Standard Items
Virtual Meeting - Link to View
This meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and therefore will not take place at a physical location following guidelines set out in Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 

Members of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Brown (Chair), Councillors Mrs Atkinson, Denholm, Mrs Glendinning, Meller (Vice Chair), Mitchelson, Mrs McKerrell,  Paton.


Councillors Alcroft, Bainbridge, Betton, Birks, Bomford, Mrs Bowman, Collier, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson, Glover, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Shepherd, Miss Sherriff, Southward, Tarbitt, Dr Tickner, Tinnion, Miss Whalen.

Public Items
Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.

Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.

The Chair will move the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2021 as a correct record.  The only part of the minutes that may be discussed is their accuracy. 
(Copy minutes herewith). 


To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.

Portfolio:  Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate:   Economic Development
Officer: Jeremy Hewitson, Housing Development Officer
Report: ED.12/21 herewith
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit a progress report on various aspects of Riverside's operations across Carlisle District.  The Regional Director of Riverside North Region has been invited to attend the meeting. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
Item requested by the Panel at its meeting of 01/10/2020 (Minute Excerpt EGSP.50/20 refers).

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Consider the report and take the opportunity to put pertinent questions to the Regional Director of Riverside North. 
Portfolio: Leader
Directorate:   Community Services
Officer:  Steven O'Keeffe, Policy and Communications Manager 
Reports:  PC.10/21 and Minute Excerpt herewith
The Policy and Communications Manager to submit the draft Carlisle Plan 2021- 2023, which forms part of the Council's Policy Framework.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter was included in Key Executive Key Decisions (KD.01/21) and was considered by the Executive at its meeting of 8 March 2021.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Consider and comment on the draft Carlisle Plan, with particular reference to the economic growth priority and programme.  
Portfolio: Cross Cutting
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report:  OS.12/21 herewith
The Overview and Scrutiny Officer to submit the draft Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel section of the Scrutiny Annual report 2020/21.

Why is this item on the agenda?
Annual Scrutiny report.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Consider and comment on the attached section of the draft report.
Portfolio:   Cross Cutting
Directorate:   Cross Cutting
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report: OS.09/21 herewith
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel operates within a Work Programme which has been set for the 2020/21 municipal year.  The Programme will be reviewed at every meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel and take into account items relevant to this Panel in the latest Notice of Executive Key Decisions.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
- Note the items (within Panel remit) on the most recent Notice of Executive Key Decisions;
- Discuss the Work Programme and prioritise as necessary.
Exempt Items


Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Jacqui Issatt, Committee Clerk -

Additional Meeting Documents


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor John Paton  
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


ALSO PRESENT:  Councillor J Mallinson - Leader

                              Councillor Ellis - Deputy Leader, and Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder

                              Councillor Christian - Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder

                              Councillor Mrs Mallinson - Communities, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder

                              Councillor Nedved - Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

                              Ms Thorn - Regional Director of Riverside North Region


OFFICERS:           Corporate Director of Economic Development

                               Housing Development Officer

                               Policy and Communications Manager

                               Overview and Scrutiny Officer