Decision details

LEP Achievements and Business Plan Documents

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No


Andy Walker, Head of Service, Business Growth, Lancashire County Council presented a report (circulated) which updated the Board on the development of a Business Plan and detailed Operating Statement for the LEP moving forward.


It was highlighted that in order to ensure the LEP remains effective and compliant in relation to the delivery of key priorities, initiatives and investment programmes it is proposed by the Chair of the Board, that the LEP produces its first Business and Operational Plan.  The Board noted the draft 'Our Achievements' document presented at Appendix 'A' to the report, along with the draft LEP Business Plan for 2017 / 2020 presented at Appendix 'B' to the report.


In addition it was noted that the LEP Performance Committee would be tasked with shaping and influencing the proposed Business and Operational Plan at is November 2016 meeting.


Resolved:  The LEP Board


(i)  Noted the contents of the LEP Achievement document and requested that the LEPs communication lead – Marketing Lancashire continue to promote the work of the LEP as appropriate.

(ii)  Endorsed the priorities in the 2017 / 2020 Business Plan, accepting the need to align this work with the work programme of the Combined Authority; and

(iii)  Noted that a detailed Operation Plan considering LEP capacity and resourcing will be developed by the Performance Committee and presented to the LEP Board for final approval in the New Year.

Report author: Andy Walker

Date of decision: 08/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 08/11/2016 - Lancashire Enterprise Partnership Limited

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