Issue - meetings

Local Growth White Paper - Realising Every Places Potential

Meeting: 25/11/2010 - Cabinet (Item 227)

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A report by the Interim Director of Corporate Services outlined the key principles arising within the Coalition Government’s White Paper on Local Growth. The Paper set out a new approach to local economic growth with new powers and governance arrangements. It acknowledged that not everywhere would be an ‘economic powerhouse’ and that the role of Government would be to create conditions for growth rather than drive growth itself.  Members were asked to note the key issues arising for Wirral from the paper and agree the next steps outlined within the report for developing projects meeting the criteria of the Regional Growth Fund.




(1)  the contents of the White Paper and the policy implications for Wirral detailed within the report be noted; and


(2)  Officers be authorised to continue to develop the projects set out within Section 6, and provide update reports for consideration at December 2010 and January 2011 Cabinet meetings.