Merseyside Rural Economy Strategy
Decision status: Awaiting Implementation
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cabinet were advised that the Merseyside Rural Economy Steering Group had recently been established, bringing together the 6 Greater Merseyside Local Authorities, with St Helens as the lead. The aim of the group was to establish a clear evidence base of rural economic opportunities and challenges; to agree a common understanding of rural economic programmes and funding opportunities; and to understand the specific issues of each individual local authority.
Members were requested to approve a one-off contribution of £10,000 from Wirral towards developing the Merseyside Rural Economy evidence base, strategy and action plan implementation.
Resolved - That a one-off contribution of £10,000 from Wirral towards developing the Merseyside Rural Economy evidence base, Strategy and action plan implementation be approved.
Publication date: 24/03/2009
Date of decision: 19/03/2009
Decided at meeting: 19/03/2009 - Cabinet
Effective from: 01/04/2009