Notice of a public

Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning



Councillor Waller (Executive Member)



Tuesday, 23 March 2021






Remote Meeting





Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group by:


4:00pm on Thursday 25 March 2021 if an item is called in after a decision has been taken.


*With the exception of matters that have been subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.


Written representations in respect of item on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by 5.00pm on Friday 19 March 2021.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which he may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 23 February 2021.





3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday 19 March 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings


Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The remote public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at


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4.          One-year plan - Skills for employment in York 

(Pages 5 - 22)


This report informs the Executive Member about the development of the One-year plan – Skills for Employment in York, delivered through the city’s Skills and Employment Board, and presents that plan for endorsement by the Executive Member.









5.          MHCLG Consultation: National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code 

(Pages 23 - 42)


This report provides an update on the consultation published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) entitled “National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code: consultation proposals”. The consultation runs until 27 March 2021.





6.          Quarterly Economic Update 

(Pages 43 - 84)


This report provides a quarterly economic update for the period January 2021 to March 2021.





7.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer


Louise Cook

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551031

·        Email






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For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting


·        Registering to speak

·        Written Representations

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports


Contact details are set out above