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Skills Strategy update

Meeting: 27/04/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning (Item 45)

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This report provides an update on the work the city's Skills and Employment Board in developing a 10-year Skills Strategy.

 

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)            That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(ii)         That preparations be made for a further joint meeting of Children, Education and Community Policy and Scrutiny Committee and Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee to aid in the development of the plan.

 

Reason: To support the work of the partnership to develop a 10-year Skills Strategy for York.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which provided an update on the work of the city’s Skills and Employment Board in developing a 10-year skills strategy.

 

During discussion of the item, officers:

·        Highlighted the 4 priority projects detailed in the report, which were focused around setting foundations for approved partnerships.

·        Identified 2 of these priority projects as focus for potential UK Community Renewal Fund bids, and stated that partners were seeking to bring those bids forward.

·        Explained that the voice of the employer was key in influencing the work of the Skills and Employment Board.

·        Expressed their gratitude towards stakeholders and elected members for their time and support.

 

The Executive Member stated that:

·        He wished for another joint session of the Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee and the Children, Education and Community Policy and Scrutiny Committee to feed into the work of the Skills and Employment Board in developing the 10 Year Skills Strategy.

·        It was important that partnership groups not represented on the Skills and Employment Board were included in development of the Strategy.

·        He was grateful to officers and partners for their work during this unprecedented time.

 

 

Resolved:

 

(i)           That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(ii)         That preparations be made for a further joint meeting of Children, Education and Community Policy and Scrutiny Committee and Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee to aid in the development of the plan.

 

Reason: To support the work of the partnership to develop a 10-year Skills Strategy for York.


 

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