Meeting Details

Ayrshire Economic Partnership Board
29 Jan 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Scheduled
Meeting open to the public.
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Agenda

Agenda Items
Arrangements in Terms of COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003.  The meeting will not be live streamed/recorded for access by the public.

1 Welcome and Introductions
2 Apologies
The accuracy of the Minutes of meeting of the Partnership Board held on 14 September 2020 will be confirmed and the Minutes signed in accordance with Paragraph 7 (1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (copy enclosed).
  1. pdf Minutes (232Kb)
4 Workstream Reports

Submit report and receive presentation by Alastair Dobson on the Food and Drink Workstream (copy enclosed).

Submit report and receive presentation by Malcolm Roughead on the Visitor Economy Workstream (copy enclosed).

Submit report and receive presentation by Karen Yeomans, Director (Growth and Investment) North Ayrshire Council on the Ayrshire Tourism Action Plan (copy enclosed).

Submit report and receive presentation by Simon Foster on the Space and Aerospace Workstream (copy enclosed).

Submit report by Theresa Correia on the Clean Growth Workstream (copy enclosed).

Receive a verbal update by Theo Leijser on the Digital Workstream.

4.7 Skills

Submit report by Andrea Glass on the Skills Workstream (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Ayrshire Executive Group on the approach being taken across Ayrshire by the three local authorities, Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland to support local businesses during the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in the adjustment period following the UK’s exit from the European Union (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Ayrshire Executive Group on the work being progressed to develop Business Support offers at a regional and local level (copy enclosed).

Submit report by Craig Hatton, Chief Executive North Ayrshire Council on the establishment of Freeports in the UK (copy enclosed).

  1. pdf Freeports (104Kb)

Submit report by Craig Hatton, Chief Executive North Ayrshire Council on regional Community Wealth Building activities (copy enclosed).

9 Ayrshire Growth Deal

Submit report by David McDowall, Interim Head of Planning and Economic Development East Ayrshire Council on the Ayrshire Growth Deal (copy enclosed).

Receive Presentation by Head of Service (Economic Development & Regeneration) North Ayrshire Council on the Working for a Healthy Economy Project.

Receive Presentation by Head of Service (Economic Development & Regeneration) North Ayrshire Council on the Community Wealth Building Project.

Receive Presentation by Head of Service (Economic Development & Regeneration) North Ayrshire Council on the Strategic Transport Projects Review.

11 Urgent Items

Any other items which the Chair considers to be urgent.

Sederunt
AEPB Sederunt

South Ayrshire Council

Peter Henderson (Chair)

Siobhian Brown

Brian Connolly

Eileen Howat

Donald Gilles

Theo Leijser

 

North Ayrshire Council

Joe Cullinane

Marie Burns

Alex Gallagher

Craig Hatton

Karen Yeomans


East Ayrshire Council

Tom Cook

John McGhee

Douglas Reid

Eddie Fraser

David McDowall

Katie Kelly

Allison Craig

 

Euan Baird Scottish Government

Morag Goodfellow Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Alastair Dobson Taste of Arran

Simon Foster Spirit AeroSystems

Adrian Gillespie University of Strathclyde

Craig Hume Utopia Computers

Katie Hutton Skills Development Scotland

Alison Irvine Transport Scotland

Hisashi Kuboyama Federation of Small Businesses

Alan McGregor University of Glasgow

Craig Mahoney University of West of Scotland

Mark Newlands Scottish Enterprise

Malcolm Roughead Visit Scotland

Val Russell Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce

Carol Turnbull Ayrshire College

Ian Welsh Third Sector

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