Decision details

Delivering Marketing, Culture, Tourism and Business Development – Stage 3

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of Report: This report asks Cabinet to agree the outline business plan and governance arrangements.

Members are asked to note the progress made to date.


Resolved:  That Cabinet agree to:


(i)           Approve the outline of the draft Business Plan (Annex A) attached to the report, as a basis for further negotiation.


(ii)          Agree to establish a shadow board and governance body.



(iii)        Request the Director of Communities and Neighbourhoods and the Director of Customer and Business Support Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Leisure, Culture and Tourism and Finance and Performance to progress the full governance process to completion.  The commissioning process will be led by the Chief Executives office.


(iv)        The final Business Plan being reported to Cabinet in Spring 2015.


Reason:     To progress the new approach to delivering marketing, culture, tourism and business development in the city to help in achieving the ambitions set by the Council Priority to ‘Create Jobs and Grow the Economy’.


Report author: Katie Stewart

Publication date: 07/10/2014

Date of decision: 07/10/2014

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2014 - Executive

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