Venue: Not Open to the Public

Contact: Tim Milgate 

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Welcome and apologies

Welcome to those present and to receive any apologies received.


Minutes of the meeting held on 1 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To approve minutes from the previous meeting.


Declaration 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

Discussion Items


Western Gateway

Verbal update on progress – Katherine Bennett Independent Chair, Western Gateway to attend meeting


(45 minutes)


Be The Business

30 minutes workshop and discussion session.


Emma Cooper and Louise Sunderland to attend from Be The Business.


Update on Climate Emergency Planning pdf icon PDF 257 KB

The LEP Board is asked to note and comment on the update report on climate emergency planning in advance of the 31 January meetings of the WECA Committee and West of England Joint Committee.


Committee agenda papers for these meetings will be available on the Authority’s website from Tuesday 21 January 2020 and these will be shared with LEP Board members upon publication.



Local Growth Fund Progress Update pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To report on progress with the delivery of the Local Growth Fund programme and the current position regarding spend within the required timeframe.


Additional documents:


Any Other Business

·         Freeport

·         Update on Local Industrial Strategy


Upcoming Meetings pdf icon PDF 116 KB

LEP AGM: Wednesday 4 March 2020

Date of next LEP Board: Friday 13 March 2020 (PM)