Notice of a public

Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning



Councillor Waller (Executive Member)



Wednesday, 20 October 2021



3.00 pm



The Snow Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G035)







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:


4:00 pm on Friday 22 October 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 Monday 18 October 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 3 - 8)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 28 September 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 Monday 18 October 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.


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4.          Quarterly Economic Update 

(Pages 9 - 44)


The Executive Member will consider a report which will provide him with a quarterly economic update.




5.          Economic Strategy Progress Update 

(Pages 45 - 102)


This report provides an update on the development of a new, inclusive Economic Strategy for York. Widespread engagement with York’s residents, workers and businesses took place over the summer through the Council’s Our Big Conversation, with a coherent approach to engagement undertaken to address the overlapping themes of York’s economy, carbon reduction and transport.




6.          Apprenticeship Update 

(Pages 103 - 118)


The Executive Member will consider a report which will provide him with an update on apprenticeships in the city.




7.          Government Consultation on Supporting defence infrastructure and the future of time-limited permitted development rights 

(Pages 119 - 134)


The Executive Member will consider a report on the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ consultation which is inviting submissions with regard to a series of questions concerning proposed changes to Permitted Development Rights. These focus on two key areas.

a)       The future of time limited permitted development rights; and

b)       The expansion of permitted development rights, specifically with regard to supporting the delivery of defence infrastructure on defence sites.




8.          Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer


Joseph Kennally

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551573

·        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