Agenda

Economic Development, Transport and Climate Emergency Scrutiny Commission - Wednesday, 12 October 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room G.01, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Scrutiny Policy Officer - Sazeda Yasmin - Email: sazeda.yasmin@leicester.gov.uk / 0116 454 0609  Democratic Support Officer- Aqil Sarang - Email: aqil.sarang@leicester.gov.uk / 0116 454 5591

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No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed on the agenda.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 92 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Commission held on 31 August 2022 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as correct record.

4.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on any questions, representations and statements of case received in accordance with Council procedures.

 

The following questions have been received from Nicola Royale:

 

1.    Does the Council have plans to ensure the electricity grid is upgraded so there is more capacity for increased electricity demand, for example to heat homes and power cars?

 

2.    Is the Council developing an action plan, with the County, to reduce and/or consolidate use of HGVs and shift freight onto trains? If so, what is the plan?

5.

PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on any petitions received in accordance with Council procedures.

6.

LEICESTER LABOUR MARKET ANNUAL REPORT AND TEXTILES COMMUNITY RENEWAL FUND PROJECTS pdf icon PDF 622 KB

The Director for Tourism, Culture and Inward Investment submits a report that presents the latest Leicester Labour Market Partnership Review, and updates on the Leicester Textiles Renewal project which is funded by the Community Renewal Fund.

 

Members of the Commission are recommended to note the report and pass any comments to the Director for Tourism, Culture and Inward Investment.

Additional documents:

7.

INWARD INVESTMENT AND PLACE MARKETING pdf icon PDF 521 KB

The Director for Tourism, Culture and Inward Investment submits a report providing an update on progress with the Inward Investment and Place Marketing elements of the economic recovery plan.

 

Members of the Commission are recommended to note the report and pass any comments to the Director for Tourism, Culture and Inward Investment.

8.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 280 KB

For Members’ consideration, the work programme for the Commission is attached.

9.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS