The purpose of the Business Growth Board is to drive the development and delivery of SCR’s programme and activity on this theme.
The role of the Business Growth Board is to:
· shape future policy development and priorities on issues related to business growth;
· develop new business growth programmes;
· make investment decisions within the agreed budget and policy on business growth, as delegated by the Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA);
· monitor programme delivery and performance on business growth.
The Terms of Reference for this Board can be found in the Mayoral Combined Authority Constitution.
Business Growth Board meetings are not public, however, papers are published 5 clear working days prior to each meeting and draft minutes are published within 10 clear working days of the meeting taking place. The final minutes of Board meetings are published within 10 clear working days of being approved. Some papers may be withheld from publication; if this is the case, the agenda will indicate the appropriate exemption under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.