Heart of the South West Joint Committee
Friday 5th October 2018 1.30 pm

Venue: Blackdown Suite, Holiday Inn, Junction 25, Deane Gate Avenue, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2UA

Contact: Julian Gale, Democratic Services, Somerset County Council  01823 357628

No. Item

Guidance notes for the meeting pdf icon PDF 41 KB


Apologies for absence

To be reported and recorded


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the previous HotSW Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 25th May 2018 as a correct record.


Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Committee’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting will be taken at the time when each matter is considered.


Chair's Update

Cllr David Fothergill (Chair) and David Ralph (Chief Executive – HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership) to present



HotSW Joint Committee - Senior Responsible Officer's update and position statement

Tracey Lee, Chief Executive - Plymouth City Council to present



HotSW Productivity Strategy Delivery Plan Update pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To consider and endorse phase 1 of the Delivery Plan and Communications document for the Productivity Strategy (Papers 7, 7.0a and 7.0b) to be presented by Tracey Lee, SRO for the Joint Committee and David Ralph, Chief Executive of the Local Enterprise Partnership.


Additional documents:


Local Industrial Strategy Update

To consider an update from David Ralph, Chief Executive of the Local Enterprise Partnership.



HotSW Joint Committee Governance report update pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To consider a report covering (Papers 9 and 9a), providing an update on governance issues affecting the Joint Committee and related recommendations – to be presented byJulian Gale, Strategic Manager – Partnership Governance, Somerset County Council.


Additional documents:


Brexit Opportunities & Resilience Group

To consider an update to be presented by Phil Norrey, Chief Executive, Devon County Council.


Transport for the South West Peninsula update

To consider an update by Julian Gale, Strategic Manager – Partnership Governance, Somerset County Council.



Date of Next Meeting:

To note that the next meeting of the Joint Committee meeting will be held on Friday 30th November 2018 at 10.00pm – venue to be confirmed.

Work programme for this meeting to include:


·        To consider the Opportunities document – phase 2



·         To consider the Delivery Plan – phase 2


·         To agree principles for the investment framework


·         To consider a draft budget for the JC for 2019/20



Any Other Business