Economic Strategy 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: The report will update the Executive Member on
work taking place to develop a new Economic Strategy for York. This
will include an updated version of the economic evidence base and
draft plans for engagement activity with residents and
The Executive Member will be asked to note the contents of the report and to provide comments on the update economic evidence base and plans for engagement activity.
(i) That the contents of the report be noted.
(ii) That the draft economic evidence base and plans for engagement activity be noted.
(iii) That business engagement activity be undertaken on the Council’s Economic Strategy in late spring/early summer 2021.
(iv) That efforts be maintained to ensure that York’s voice was heard on national infrastructure programs, that the use of Government funding be maximised and reported in the economic quarterly update and that work to assist young people into employment be endeavoured.
Reason: To support York’s economic recovery from Covid-19.
Report author: Simon Brereton
Publication date: 26/01/2021
Date of decision: 26/01/2021
Effective from: 29/01/2021