Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning


Tuesday, 26 January 2021




Set out below is a summary of the decisions taken at the Decision Session – Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning held on Tuesday, 26 January 2021.  The wording used does not necessarily reflect the actual wording that will appear in the minutes.


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in a decision, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group no later than 4.00pm on the second working day after this meeting.


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4.           Economic Strategy Update






(i)       That the contents of the report be noted.

(ii)      That the draft economic evidence base and plans for engagement activity be noted.

(iii)        That business engagement activity be undertaken on the Council’s Economic Strategy in late spring/early summer 2021.

(iv)        That efforts be maintained to ensure that York’s voice was heard on national infrastructure programs, that the use of Government funding be maximised and reported in the economic quarterly update and that work to assist young people into employment be endeavoured.


Reason: To support York’s economic recovery from Covid-19.






5.           MHCLG Consultation: Supporting Housing Delivery And Public Service Infrastructure






(i)       That the content of the report and annex 1 be noted.


(ii)     That the Council’s response, including the Executive Members comments, to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) consultation be submitted by the Assistant Director for Planning and Public Protection.


Reason: To enable the MHCLG to receive the Council’s overall response to the consultation.


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