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Agenda and minutes

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38.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors J Oates and S Peaple.

39.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on1 March 2012 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Moved by Councillor M Thurgood and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

40.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (personal and/or personal and prejudicial) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a personal interest or personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest.

41.

Tamworth Borough Council Officer Presentation Local Context

(Verbal Update)

Minutes:

The Economic Development and Enterprise Manager, Partnership Support and Development Manager and Economic Development Officer updated the Committee on the Local Enterprise Partnership and the Skills Agenda.

 

RESOLVED:

That the Officers be thanked for their update.

 

 

42.

Local Enterprise Partnership Approach to the Skills Agenda

(Verbal Update)

Minutes:

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership People Champion updated the Committee on the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership and Skills Agenda.

 

RESOLVED:

That Alan VolKaerts be thanked for his update.

 

 

43.

South Staffs Employment and Skills Board

(Verbal Update)

Minutes:

The Director of the Southern Staffordshire Partnership updated the Committee on the Southern Staffordshire Partnership.

 

RESOLVED:

That Jeff Marlow be thanked for his update.

 

 

44.

Questions, Answers and Discussion

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

Tamworth supports the LEP’s search for a Head Teacher member for the LEP Training Board;

 

2

Tamworth seeks support from the LEP for vocational and skills training in Tamworth from an advice, guidance and financial aspect.