Agenda and minutes

Solent Growth Forum
Tuesday, 7th June, 2016 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fareham Borough Council

Contact: Sophie Egleton 02392 834 645  Email: sophie.egleton@solentlep.org.uk

Items
No. Item

25.

Introductions and Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Introductions were made.

 

No apologies for absence were received.

26.

Meeting Notes and Matters Arising. pdf icon PDF 169 KB

RECOMMENDED that the attached minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2016 be agreed.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2016 be agreed.

27.

Declarations of Interests.

Minutes:

Di Roberts and Sarah Duckering declared prejudicial interests in item 6 as this affects their area and so they would not take part in any discussions.

 

 

28.

Local Growth Deal Capital Programme Update. pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Purpose.

To receive a report on the final outturn of the 2015/16 Local Growth Deal Programme and an update on the current 2016/17 Local Growth Deal Programme.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Marc Griffin Head of Capital and Infrastructure, Solent Local Enterprise Partnership introduced the report on the 2015/16 Local Growth Deal Programme.  He asked members to note that report would be discussed later that week at the Local Enterprise Partnership Board.

 

There were no questions from members.

 

The Chair thanked Marc for his report.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

 

29.

Competing for Growth: Further Growth Deals. pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Purpose.

To receive a paper from the Solent LEP updating the Solent Growth Forum on the new Local Growth Fund round.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Stuart Baker, Head of Local Growth, Solent LEP introduced the report which updated the forum on the new Local Growth Fund.

 

Members commented that the area should be ambitious in its ask of government, given the excellent delivery track record in the first year of the Local Growth Deal Capital Programme.  It was also noted that there is a need to support housing growth, given the quantum of housing needing to be built in the Solent to support forecast economic growth.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

30.

Large Local Major Transport Schemes Fund pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Purpose.

To receive a paper from the Solent LEP updating the Solent Growth Forum on the submission to DfT for development cost funding for transformative transport projects in the Solent.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Stuart Baker, Head of Local Growth, Solent LEP introduced the report which updated the forum on the submission to the Department for Transport for development cost funding for transformative transport projects in the Solent.

 

In response to a question from members, Stuart explained that the table on page 1 of the report shows the profile of funding available within the Large Local Major Transport Fund.  The breakdown of the funding year by year to account for the pre-allocation of funds to two schemes in East Anglia, is not yet available from DfT.

 

There was support from Easteigh Borough Council for the Solent Airport Economic Gateway scheme.

 

RESOLVED that the update on the Local Large Major Transport Fund be noted.

 

31.

Any Other Business and Close.

Minutes:

There was no further business.