Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday 18 January 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Cabinet Suite - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

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To note any apologies.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on 29 November 2022.


The actions from the last meeting are attached for information.

Additional documents:


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.


Scrutiny Items


Supporting Small Businesses and Assistance for Start Ups pdf icon PDF 400 KB

To receive a report on the support and assistance currently being provided to small businesses and start-ups; the issues and challenges facing these businesses; and whether further support could be provided.  


Addressing the Labour Shortage pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider a report on the challenges of the labour shortage and what could be done to address the issues, including provision of education and training, and encouraging migration to key sectors.

Information Items


GCC Economic Dashboard pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To receive a presentation on the GCC Economic Dashboard.


Executive Director's Report pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To note the attached update report from Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure.


This report is to be taken as read. If members of the Committee have any questions, these should be emailed to Laura Powick in Democratic Services who will liaise with officers to provide a written response.

Work Planning


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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


Future meetings

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


30 March 2023

25 May 2023

20 July 2023

21 September 2023

30 November 2023.