Venue: Room 116, 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

Contact: Lyndsey Roberts, Governance Services Officer 

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Meeting Business Items


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interests

Members are reminded of the need to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they have in an item being discussed during the course of the meeting. In addition, the receipt of any gift or hospitality should be declared where the value of it was thought to have exceeded £25 (gifts) or £40 (hospitality).


Minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2018 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Presented By: Chair


Scrutiny of Local Enterprise Partnerships pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Presented By: Sarah Sprung


Local Enterprise Partnerships - Presentations

(a)  Black Country Consortium

(b)  Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP

(c)  Coventry & Warwickshire LEP

Presented By: Paul Brown Mike Lyons Sarah Windrum


Activities of the Task & Finish Groups pdf icon PDF 84 KB

(a)  Budget

(b)  Governance

(c)  Inclusive Growth and Social Value

(d)  Land Commission

(meeting on 26 February to discuss the following issues relating to the West Midlands Spatial Strategy):


-       Where is development needed and what sites are available? Where are they and what challenges do they present?

-       Consider available brown field sites. What level of remediation is required? What is the social impact on investing and developing    such sites, with particular emphasis on the infrastructure to support an increase in homes?

-       How do first two bullet points link to areas of need and deprivation across the WMCA region?

-       Non-constituent areas only, consider if there is a need to develop in the Green Belt?

-       How do we develop a community focus through strategic planning?


(e)  Mental Health Commission

(meeting on 2 March)

(f)   Skills & Productivity Commission


Presented By: Councillor Hughes Councillor McNicholas Councillor Spencer Councillor Shires Councillor Harris Councillor Spencer

Additional documents:


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Presented By: Chair