Notice of a public meeting of

Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Kilbane (Chair), Daubeney (Vice-Chair), Douglas, Pearson, D Taylor, Hollyer and Hook



Tuesday, 25 May 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting








1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


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




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 10)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Committee meetings held on 23 February 2021 and 25 March 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. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Friday 21 May 2021.


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4.          Ongoing Economic Recovery Strategy Update - "Reskilling the workforce" 

(Pages 11 - 28)


To consider “Reskilling the workforce” including working with partners such as the Universities. Partners from further and higher education will be participating in discussions on this item. The One-year plan – Skills for employment in York as presented to the Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning at his Decision Session on 23 March 2021 is attached for background information.




5.          Oversight of Skills Board and reporting mechanisms 

(Pages 29 - 34)


To consider the oversight of Skills Board and it’s reporting mechanisms. The Skills Strategy Update, as presented to the Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning at his Decision Session on 27 April 2021 is attached for background information.




6.          Update on In-Work Poverty Review 



To consider the In-Work Poverty Review (as part of the Corporate Review into Poverty).




7.          Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer

Angela Bielby


Tel: 01904 552599






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