Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday 9 June 2021 1.30 pm

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Welcome and apologies

To welcome everyone to the meeting and to note any apologies.




Declarations of Interest

Members of the committee are invited to declare any pecuniary or personal interests relating to specific matters on the agenda.


Please see note (a) at the end of the agenda.



Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To note the attached briefing paper (Annex A).


Note: the majority of this paper refers to the Gloucestershire Economic Growht Joint Committee remit, but it is useful for members to have an overall understanding of how both Committee’s work together. Scrutiny members should particular note points 15-18 in the attached paper.


Annex B is a copy of the County Council’s scrutiny structure, this allows members to see that, in addition to the Terms of Reference outlined in the briefing paper, the Committee has a wider responsibility to scrutinise Economic Growth in the county as a whole.

Additional documents:


The Role and Responsibilities of Economic Growth and Recovery in Gloucestershire pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To receive the following presentations on each organisations role and responsibilities for economic growth, and its involvement in Gloucestershire’s economic recovery following the Covid-19 Pandemic:


a)         GFirst LEP (Annex C)


David Owen, Chief Executive


b)         Gloucestershire County Council (Annex D)


Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure


c)         Gloucestershire Economic Growth Joint Committee (GEGJC) (to include the role of the six district councils)


Mike Dawson, Chair of the GEGJC Senior Officer Group

Additional documents:


The skills agenda for Gloucestershire pdf icon PDF 597 KB

To receive an update on the joint work between GCC and the GFirst LEP on skills and employment in the county, particularly in respect of economic recovery.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To review the committee work plan and suggest items for consideration at future meetings.

Information Items


Future meetings

To note the dates of future meetings:


15 September 2021

20 October 2021

17 November 2021


Executive Director's Report pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To note an update report from Colin Chick, Executive Director of  Economy, Environment & Infrastructure on Economic Growth issues in the County (this includes Q3 & Q4 performance data).

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