Heart of the South West Joint Committee
Friday 25th January 2019 11.45 am

Venue: Padbrook Park Hotel,

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

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To be reported and recorded


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the HotSW Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 5th October 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), David Ralph (Chief Executive – HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership) and Steve Hindley (Chair of the HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership) to present.



HotSW Local Industrial Strategy

David Ralph to report the current position and next steps with the development of the HotSW Local Industrial Strategy.



HotSW Housing Task Force Report pdf icon PDF 702 KB

To consider this report with recommendations to be presented by Cllr Harvey Siggs - Leader, Mendip District Council and Stephen Walford, Chief Executive, Mid Devon District Council – Paper 7.0.



Brexit Update

Phil Norrey, Chief Executive, Devon County Council to provide an update and recommendations on local preparations for the Brexit decision.



Investment Framework Principles pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a presentation and a proposal to be presented by Tracey Lee, SRO – Paper 9.0 to follow.



HotSW Joint Committee Governance Review Report pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To consider a report with recommendations to be presented byJulian Gale, Strategic Manager – Partnership Governance, Somerset County Council – Paper 10.0.


Additional documents:


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 29th March 2019 at 10.00am – venue to be confirmed.

Work programme for this meeting to include:


·       Housing update – potential presentation and discussion with Homes England

·       Opportunities document – phase 2

·       Delivery Plan – phase 2

·       Coastal Communities Proposal



Any Other Business