Committee details

Economy and Development Select Committee

Purpose of committee

Economy & Development Select are responsive to the needs of businesses, residents and visitors, promoting economic activity, including:


  • Scrutiny of the Management of Regeneration and Culture Directorate.
  • Strategic economic development, place shaping and enterprise.
  • Promoting and sustaining economic growth.
  • Job creation and ensuring opportunities for skills and vocational training.
  • Public Health, Environmental Health and Trading Standards.
  • Public realm – Culture, libraries, museums and theatre.
  • The Planning Function – Building Control, Development Control, Local Development Plans, Economic Development and Housing.
  • Scrutiny of collaborative initiatives such as the Shared Resource Service (SRS) and CMC2 and others as appropriate.
  • Procurement.