Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Economy - Tuesday, 20th September, 2022 9.00 am

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Sophie Webb  Governance and Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

8.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 20 July 2022 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Minutes:

8.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2022.

9.

Disclosure of Interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

9.1       There were none.

10.

Urgent items

Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.

Minutes:

10.1     There were no urgent items.

11.

Reports

Minutes:

11.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.

12.

Create Growth Programme bid pdf icon PDF 425 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Additional documents:

Minutes:

12.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport together with exempt information contained in a later agenda item.

 

DECISIONS

 

12.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

 

(1) Approve the proposed Create Growth Programme bid (Appendix 1 of an exempt report detailed in a later agenda item); and

 

(2) Delegate responsibility to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport for ensuring that the County Council’s roles and responsibilities as a Consortium partner for the Create Growth programme are met.

 

REASONS

 

12.3     The programme meets the East Sussex Cultural Strategy priorities, East Sussex Growth Strategy and East Sussex County Council strategic priorities.

 

12.4     The programme will support local pre-scale up Creative businesses to grow, increase employment opportunities for residents, make available a proportion of the £7m additional funding to our creative businesses and start to build a South East investment community with an appetite to invest in creative businesses to the benefit of East Sussex businesses and residents.

 

 

13.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the remaining agenda item on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Minutes:

13.1     It was RESOLVED to exclude the public and press for the remaining agenda items on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

14.

Create Growth Programme bid - Exempt Information

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Minutes:

14.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport which contained exempt information in support of an earlier agenda item.

 

14.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to note the exempt information provided in support of an earlier agenda item.