Heart of the South West Joint Committee
Friday 29th March 2019 11.00 am

Venue: Padbrook Park Hotel, Cullompton, Devon EX15 1RU

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 108 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2019 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 Productivity Strategy Delivery update pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider and endorse phase 2 of the Delivery Plan for the Productivity Strategy (Papers 6.0 and 6.0a attached) to be presented by Tracey Lee, Chief Executive, Plymouth City Council, and HotSW Leaders’ Programme SRO.


Additional documents:


Acceleration of Housing Delivery in the Heart of the South West pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To consider a report with recommendations for decision to be presented by Cllr Tudor Evans - Leader, Plymouth City Council and Stephen Walford, Chief Executive, Mid Devon District Council – Paper 7.0 attached.



Exiting the EU (Supporting the Heart of the South West) - 'Asks' of Government pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider a report with recommendations for decision to be presented by Phil Norrey, Chief Executive, Devon County Council – Paper 8.0 attached.



Peninsula Transport update pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider an update report for information by Julian Gale, Strategic Manager – Partnership Governance, Somerset County Council – Paper 9.0 attached.



Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Joint Committee meeting will be held on Friday 24th May at 10.00am – venue to be confirmed.

Work programme for this meeting to include:


·        Local Industrial Strategy – for consideration

·        Housing update  

·        Coastal Communities Proposal

·        Peninsula Transport update



Any other business