Venue: To Be Held Virtually

Contact: Melissa Houston 

No. Item


Welcome from the Chair

To receive any apologies for absence


Minutes of the meeting held 6 October 2021 pdf icon PDF 131 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


Implications for the Region

To discuss the challenges and impacts on the region following Plan B restrictions


West of England Cultural Plan pdf icon PDF 295 KB

An opportunity to share the draft plan with the LEP Board and seek their comments and feedback prior to publication in early February.


This links to an item on the January Committee to agree a £1m cultural fund which will be used to support delivery of the plan.


Increasing Investment and Scale of Net Zero Energy Projects pdf icon PDF 178 KB

How can the LEP Board help to bring scale, speed and investment of energy projects as part of place making in order to achieve our Net Zero ambitions.


Local Growth Fund and Getting Building Fund Update pdf icon PDF 282 KB

Review of GBF schemes, LGF programme delivery and monitoring outcomes


Items for Information


Sub Groups Summary pdf icon PDF 149 KB

·       Business Insights Panel

·       Skills Advisory Panel

·       Cultural Compact


Papers for January Committees

Feedback to in advance of the meeting on 28 January.



Any Other Business

Update on Digital Bid to DCMS [Stephen Bashford]