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Decision details

Economic Strategy & Partnership update

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To update the Executive Member on work towards a new economic strategy and partnership for York, including the proposed key themes of the strategy including build back better and green recovery, a review of the partnership arrangements established as part of the covid response, and the views of businesses on key economic issues that have emerged through the sector roundtables.

The Executive Member will be asked to note the contents of the report and refer it to Economy and Place Scrutiny Committee for review.




                      i.         Note the revised approach to developing the Council’s Economic Strategy following Covid-19;

                     ii.         Agree to expand the membership of the Business Leaders Group so that it reflects the Council’s inclusive growth ambitions, and represents the city as a whole;

                    iii.        Refer this report to the Council’s Economy & Place Policy Scrutiny Committee for review;

                   iv.        That a report to understand what green jobs could be developed in York to be brought to a future Economy and Strategic Planning Decision Session by March 2021;

                     v.        That a scheme be developed to show how banks are supporting York’s economy.


Reason:     To support York’s economic recovery from Covid-19.

Report author: Simon Brereton

Publication date: 21/10/2020

Date of decision: 21/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 21/10/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Effective from: 24/10/2020

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