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Contact: Tim Milgate 

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Welcome and apologies pdf icon PDF 117 KB


Apologies from Mayor Tim Bowles, Mike Jackson


Welcome new members – Zoe Metcalfe, Joanne Rumley, Natasha Swinscoe, Heather Cooper, Margot Day and Richard Bonner


Minutes of the meeting held 11 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 73 KB


To approve minutes from the previous meeting.


Declarations of Interest


All Board members have a responsibility to treat all proposals/projects equally and impartially and must therefore declare whether they or their organisation has either a direct or indirect interest in any of the projects to be considered by the Board.


Items for discussion


Local Industrial Strategy - Implementation pdf icon PDF 98 KB


Update on the Local Industrial Strategy implementation plan, including specific progress reports on the following projects:



§  Innovation:

§  Global Centre for Innovation Excellence

§  West of England Network of Living Labs


§  Productivity challenge:

§  Be the Business


§  Inclusion:

§  Employment and skills implementation plan and Skills and Advisory Panel proposal

Additional documents:


Local Growth Funds pdf icon PDF 107 KB


Dashboard and progress report

Additional documents:


Any Other Business

·         Cultural Strategy (Dick Penny/Lynda Bird)