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Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel
29 Jul 2021 - 16:00 to 17:24
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Agenda

Standard Items
Members of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Brown (Chair), Councillors Mrs Bowman, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Glendinning, Meller (Vice Chair), Mrs McKerrell, Mitchelson,  Paton.

Substitutes:

Councillors Alcroft, Atkinson, Bainbridge, Birks, Collier, Mrs Finlayson, Glover, Lishman, Mrs Mitchell, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Shepherd, Miss Sherriff, Southward, Sunter, Mrs Tarbitt, Dr Tickner, Tinnion, Miss Whalen.

Public Items
Minutes of Previous Meetings
To note that Council, on 20 July 2021, received and adopted the minutes of the meetings held on 12 April and 17 June 2021.  The Chair will sign the minutes. 
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 48(1)].  
A.1 CALL-IN OF DECISIONS

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

 

Portfolio:

Leader

Directorate:

Community Services

Officer:

Steven O’Keeffe, Policy and Communications Manager

Report:

PC.26/21 herewith

 

Background:
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 the Notice of Executive Key Decisions (KD.15/21) and will be considered by the Executive on 31 August 2021.

 

What is the Panel being asked to do?

Consider and comment on the draft Carlisle Plan.

 

Portfolio:

Economy, Enterprise and Housing

Directorate:

Economic Development

Officer:

Zoe Sutton, Regeneration Officer

Paul Walker, Destination Manager

Report:

ED.24/21 herewith

Background:

The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit a report outlining key work streams that will contribute towards Carlisle’s recovery from the challenges presented as we move out of the COVID-19 lockdown as we move towards economic recovery and renewal. 

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

Agreed by EGSP Chair and Vice Chair at work planning meeting with the Corporate Director of Economic Development in June 2021.

 

What is the Panel being asked to do?

To consider the contents of the report and contribute to emerging thinking regarding economic recovery and renewal of Carlisle District.

 

Portfolio:

Economy, Enterprise and Housing

Directorate:

Economic Development

Officer:

Steven Robinson, Regeneration Manager

Report:

ED.26/21 herewith

Background:

The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit an overview of the updated draft Economic Strategy for the Carlisle District.  The Strategy sets out the Council's priorities, objectives and actions to drive economic growth and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic for the next five years.  The Strategy has been developed in consultation with members of the Executive, the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel and the Senior Management Team.

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

The Panel requested the report at their meeting on 17 June 2021 (Minute Excerpt EGSP.39/21)

 

What is the Panel being asked to do?
1. Note the contents of the Strategy in terms of the challenges, opportunities, strategic priorities and objectives articulated.

2. Note the framework and context for the production of the updated economic strategy, particularly the impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit.

Portfolio:

Economy, Enterprise and Housing

Directorate:

Economic Development

Officer:

Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development

Report:

ED.27/21 herewith

Background:

The Corporate Director of Economic Development to provide an overview of the proposals for a new city centre taskforce, made up of key stakeholders in the city centre, and the new City Centre Business Growth Grants, aimed at building new networks in the city, and providing new businesses with meaningful support, to encourage greater vitality and viability in the city centre, and ensure resilience following the COVID 19 pandemic.

 

Why is this item on the agenda?

Agreed by EGSP Chair and Vice Chair at work planning meeting with the Corporate Director of Economic Development in June 2021.

 

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Note the progress and updates relating to the City Centre Taskforce, and Business Grants which aim to strengthen city centre resilience.
Provide feedback on the proposals for the establishment of a City Centre Taskforce.

A.6 Pdf OVERVIEW REPORT (211Kb)

Portfolio:

Cross Cutting

Directorate:

Cross Cutting

Officer:

Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer

Report:

OS.20/21 herewith

Background

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 is set for the 2021/22 municipal year.  The Programme is 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
- Note the current Work Programme

Exempt Items

-NIL-

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to: committeeservices@carlisle.gov.uk

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Michael Robert Mitchelson Councillor Mrs Linda Mitchell
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.

Visitors

ALSO
PRESENT:               Councillor J Mallinson, Leader
                                 Councillor Ellis, Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder
                                 Councillor Nedved, Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

OFFICERS:             Deputy Chief Executive
Corporate Director of Economic Development
Policy and Communications Manager
                                Overview and Scrutiny Officer