Tag Archives: Joint Committee

Joint Committee puts productivity first

Representatives from 23 organisations across Devon and Somerset today agreed steps to drive up productivity at the first meeting of the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Joint Committee. The inaugural meeting of the Joint Committee unanimously endorsed the Productivity Strategy that has been taking shape over the last two years and aims to double […]

Regional leaders set for productive first meeting

Leaders from across the Heart of the South West (HotSW) are set to agree a strategy to double productivity across the region when they meet next month. The first ever HotSW Joint Committee meeting will be held on Friday, 2 March at Plymouth County Council. It is open to the public and will be live […]

Full Council backs Joint Committee plans

Somerset County Council’s Full Council today approved proposals to take the next step towards a potential Devolution deal. It backed a set of recommendations to establish a Joint Committee for the Heart of the South West (HotSW) area that would be the vehicle to take forward positive discussions with Government about Devolution. For more than […]

Cabinet backs Joint Committee plans

Somerset County Council’s Cabinet this week endorsed proposals to take the next step towards Devolution. It backed recommendations that would see a Joint Committee established for the Heart of the South West (HotSW) area. Later this month Full Council will decide whether to accept the recommendations and commit the authority to the new arrangements. Somerset […]