Gloucestershire Economic Growth Joint Committee - Wednesday 17 November 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Gloucester City Council Chamber

Contact: Laura Powick 

No. Item



To note any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2021.

Additional documents:


Declarations of Interest

To receive any pecuniary or personal interests by members.

Information Reports


Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee

To receive an update on the work of the Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee.


Employment and Skills pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To receive an update on the following:


·         The skills landscape and emerging policy changes;

·         The Gloucestershire Employment and Skills Strategy;

·         The upskilling and employment of local people, and how this is being achieved; and

·         An analysis on the shortage of delivery/HGV drivers in Gloucestershire.

Additional documents:


Review of Gloucestershire Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plans pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive an update on and review of the Gloucestershire economic recovery collaboration process, including:


·         An update on Gloucestershire County Council (GCC)’s Covid-19 Economic Dashboard;

·         All councils to provide a brief verbal review of their economic recovery plans.

Additional documents:


Forest of Dean Biosphere Reserve pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To receive an update on the Forest of Dean Biosphere Reserve Proposals.


Strategic Planning in Gloucestershire pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To receive the annual update on strategic and local plans in Gloucestershire.


GFirst LEP Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To receive an update on the work of the GFirst LEP, including on:


·         Proposals for a Made in Gloucestershire scheme; and

·         The Government’s review of LEPs.

Decision Reports


Business Rate Pool pdf icon PDF 115 KB

a)    To receive an update on the Business Rate Pool; and


b)    To consider an SEDF funding request to enable the investigation of options to better connect Kemble Train Station with Cirencester Town Centre.


Additional documents:

Work Plan


Forward (Work) Plan pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To note the Committee work plan, and to consider items for discussion at future meetings, including emerging SEDF proposals.


Future Meetings

To note the dates of meetings for 2022 (all meetings to start at 10am):


16 March 2022.