Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning


Tuesday, 23 March 2021




Set out below is a summary of the decisions taken at the Decision Session – Economy and Strategic Planning held on Tuesday, 23 March 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.


If you have any queries about any matters referred to in this decision sheet please contact Joseph Kennally (01904) 551573.



4.           One-Year Plan - Skills for Employment in York





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


(ii)      That the One-year plan – Skills for Employment in York be endorsed, recognising the strong partnership approach taken to understand, reflect and respond to local priorities, with provision added for the creation of green, sustainable jobs and inclusive growth long term.


(iii)        That preparation be made for a further joint meeting of Children, Education and Community Policy and Scrutiny Committee and Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee to review the longer term skills plan in the autumn.


Reason: To continue to help and support people and businesses through change and begin developing the skills and infrastructure that will support York’s longer-term economic recovery from COVID-19.



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





(i)   That the contents of the report and its annexes be noted.


(ii)      That the Council’s response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) consultation referred to in the report, with reference to input from the Full Council debate on planning on 22 March 2021, be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Public Protection.


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




6.           Quarterly Economic Update



Resolved: That the contents of the report be noted.


Reason: To support York’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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