Venue: WECA Offices, 3 Rivergate, Bristol BS1 6ER

Contact: Melissa Houston 

No. Item


Welcome and apologies

Apologies received in advance of the meeting from Mohammed Saddiq.


Minutes of the meeting of 12 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 141 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


Update on Covid-19 response pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To update the LEP Board on progress on the regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic and consider next steps. 

Additional documents:


Climate Emergency planning & Action plan pdf icon PDF 147 KB

In July 2019 the West of England Combined Authority Committee agreed to develop an action to plan to work up the options and actions for delivering carbon neutrality by 2030. LEP Board is asked to consider its role in the delivery of the plan.


The Action Plan will be published in advance of the Joint Committee on 9 October 2020 and will be circulated separately to LEP Board prior to its meeting.




Local Growth Fund and Getting Building Fund pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To inform the LEP Board of the integrated programme for these funds and to update on delivery

Additional documents:


West of England International Market Prioritisation Study pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To share with the LEP Board a first draft of the West of England International Market Prioritisation study commissioned by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) and delivered by OCO Ltd.


Additional documents:


WECA Committee and Joint Committee reports

The Chair to invite comments on the published papers ahead of his attendance at the WECA Committee on Friday 9 October 2020.