Policy Development Panel - Economic Strategy Agenda - 25 August 2015, 14:00 Help

A meeting to be held at Municipal Buildings, Falkirk at 14:00 on 25 August 2015.

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The scope of the Policy Development Panel is to review the current Economic Strategy and develop an updated Strategy.

The Council's Economic Strategy was last updated in February 2010 and the refreshed My Future's in Falkirk - The Way Forward introduced a medium-term framework for recovery and growth and this has been pursued as the area's Economic Strategy with a strong marketing and communications element through its website www.myfuturesinfalkirk.co.uk, a quarterly business magazine, Falkirk Business Panel events, PR activity and advertising. Since 2010 the marketing focus has included specific promotion of the area for business, including inward investment. The revised Economic Strategy will reflect the recent changes in the economic environment, business needs, opportunities and challenges for the next 5 - 10 years.

This third meeting review the draft Strategy issued prior to the meeting prior to it's referral to the Executive in September 2015.

This meeting will be held in private.


(1) Note of meeting held on 15 June 2015
(2) Review draft Strategy for referral to Executive.