Venue: Meeting to be held virtually

Contact: Melissa Houston 

No. Item


Welcome and apologies pdf icon PDF 146 KB

The Chair to welcome everybody to the meeting and apologies to be recorded.


Apologies received in advance from Christopher Grier.


Minutes of the meeting held on 1 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To approve minutes from the previous meeting held on 1 October 2020.


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


Freeport bid

Discussion and accompanying presentation.


Existing and Future Funding pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Review of Local Growth Fund & Getting Building Fund and discussion about future opportunities in context of emerging Recovery Plans, Spring Budget and Levelling Up Fund.

Additional documents:


Items for Information


LEP Delivery Plan pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To share the annual LEP End of Year Report and Delivery Plan with Board Members


Communications Update


Board membership update

·       Membership terms

·       Recruitment Process


Reports for the Joint meeting - West of England Combined Authority Committee and West of England Joint Committee

The Chair to invite comments on the published papers ahead of his attendance at the WECA Committee on Friday 29 January 2021.


The agenda papers for the Joint meeting of West of England Combined Authority Committee and West of England Joint Committee will be published on 19 January 2021 and will be available via this link:


Any Other Business

Including discussions on Brexit and the Pandemic