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Economic Landscape Task Group Draft Scope

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer



The Policy and Improvement Officer submitted a report on the proposed establishment of a Task and Finish Group on Economic Landscape in Sheffield, the draft outline of which would involve a multi-approach to consider what business needs were in Sheffield, within the economic landscape, and the City’s economic role in Sheffield City Region.  The report also set out a proposed timeline in terms of the Group’s inception meeting, and its report to this Committee in 2017.




Councillor Lisa Baines expressed an interest in being a member of the Group, and suggested that its membership should include a representative of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  The Chair indicated that he would like to Chair the Task Group, and Councillor Martin Smith expressed an interest in also being a member.




RESOLVED: That the Committee:-




(a)       notes the contents of the report now submitted, together with the expressions of interest in terms of the membership of the Economic Landscape Task Group; and




(b)       requests Members to contact the Policy and Improvement Officer (Alice Nicholson), (i) indicating if they wished to become a member of the Group and (ii) providing (A) comments/feedback on proposed terms of reference, scope and areas for exploration, and on the proposed timeline and (B) suggestions in terms of potential stakeholders to which the Group could call evidence from.




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