York - Fairtrade City
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Purpose of Report: To advise Cabinet Members regarding recent progress made under the York Fairtrade City initiative and to engage in debate about how the Council and its partners could increase support and promotion for the scheme.
Members are asked to note progress highlighted against the current Fairtrade Action plan and engage in debate about how the Council and its partners could increase support and promotion for the scheme.
This item has been deferred to the July meeting in order to allow further consideration of the financial implications of recommendations.
This item has been deferred to the September meeting to allow consideration of the financial considerations of being a Fairtrade City.
An additional meeting of Cabinet has been convened for 5 August. By bringing forward this item there is a more equitable distribution of business.
Resolved: That Cabinet agree to:
(i) Confirm City of York Council’s continued desire for Fairtrade City status.
(ii) Note the suggestions for future work in support of Fairtrade City.
Reason: To allow the continuation of work to achieve the renewal of Fairtrade City status.
Report author: Denise Simms
Publication date: 05/08/2014
Date of decision: 05/08/2014
Decided at meeting: 05/08/2014 - Executive