Decision details

Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision


The Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) submitted a report which sought member’s approval of the Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy.


Councillor M Johnson moved the recommendations as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor M Fitzgerald. The motion was unanimously agreed.


Alternative options considered


Not to approve the Strategy.


The reason for the decision


The Council’s strategic approach to economic growth was last refreshed in 2016 with the adoption of the Allerdale Business Growth Strategy.


The decision




That –


1.  The work undertaken during the past 12 months to develop a new economic strategy be noted


2.  The Economic Growth and Recovery Strategy 2021 as attached as Appendix A to the report be approved


3.  Final approval of the Implementation Plan and any minor amendments to the strategy be delegated to the Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) in consultation with the Leader of the Council.


Report author: Gayle Roach

Publication date: 12/05/2021

Date of decision: 12/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 12/05/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 27/05/2021

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