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Issue details

Council adoption of the York Narrative

Purpose of Report: To provide an update on the Leeds City Region Business Rates funded project to develop a shared narrative for the city, and how it can be used to attract inward investment and high-value jobs.
To provide feedback on the consultation and to thank residents, businesses and local partners for their input in shaping the narrative.
To invite Executive to share their views on the York Narrative and adopt the narrative on behalf of the Council.

Members will be asked to formally adopt the York Narrative on behalf of the Council.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/10/2019

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 28/11/19 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Policy, Strategy and Partnerships)

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Claire Foale, Head of Communications Tel No. 01904 552057 Email: claire.foale@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Consultation process: Used a blend of consultation activities, including online survey, discussion boards, postcard workshops.

Tested the proposed narrative through workshops with stakeholders from different sectors, 4 x groups of young people, community groups, 3 x resident/ward associations.


Agenda items


  • Council adoption of the York Narrative  


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