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
Effective from: 24/10/2020