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Committee details

Economy and Skills Policy Committee

Purpose of committee

The Economy and Skills Committee is responsible for:

  • Development of regional planning strategy (including Spatial Development Strategy)
  • Cross border responsibility for joint spatial planning
  • Delivery of renewed Local Plan
  • City resilience, (including delivery of city resilience strategy) and contingency
  • The Harbour
  • Flooding and flood strategy
  • Development management
  • Civil contingency planning: planning and control
  • Apprenticeships, training and work experience
  • Lifelong learning: City Economy
  • City Policy, Strategic Planning and Communications, Council Plan
  • University development and student accommodation
  • Major development schemes
  • Land and property allocated for housing development
  • Departmental performance, budget and risk


Contact information

Support officer: Amy Rodwell. Policy Committee Officer