At this meeting the Board heard updates around various action areas which relate to our inclusive and sustainable economy work - this included discussion of the skills agenda and ‘inclusive Sheffield indicators’
11.00 am SCR Skills & Strategic Economic Plan, Jon Guest and Rob Harvey of the Sheffield City Region Executive Team discussed the skills issues which have been highlighted by the work around the Strategic Economic Plan and also set out the plans for the Skills Advisory Panel.
11.30 am SIPHER Consortium, Dr Robin Purshouse, Reader in Decision Modelling and Optimisation, The University of Sheffield
12.00 pm Grant Thornton Vibrant Economy Index, Rob Turner of Grant Thornton
A copy of the full slide pack can be downloaded by clicking HERE
The minutes of the July meeting were agreed on Friday 11th October and are now ready to view by clicking here:
At this meeting we were provided updates around some key policy areas which relate to our inclusive and sustainable economy work and reflected on next steps for the engagement project. We also discussed the Sheffield Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy, with a focus on how we work together across partnerships to take forward the ambition areas.
11.00 am Key Policy Updates, Laurie Brennan, Head of Policy & Partnerships for Sheffield City Council
A review of the Equality Hubs Network has been recently undertaken.
11.30 am Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy, Dan Spicer, Policy & Improvement Officer, Sheffield City Council
Dan gave a short overview of the Health & Wellbeing Board and a look back to the previous Strategy. The new Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy has a single headline goal: close the gap in healthy life expectancy in Sheffield by improving the health and wellbeing of the poorest and most vulnerable the fastest.
The Strategy was launched on Monday 1st July and can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
A copy of Dan’s slides can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
12.25 pm Update on State of Sheffield Engagement Work, Laura White, Strategy & Partnerships Manager
Laura presented an Engagement Update to the Board and asked it to consider and recommend next steps.
A copy of Laura’s slides can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
12.45 pm Any Other Business
There was no other business.
The minutes of the March meeting were agreed on Friday 12th July and are now ready to view by clicking here:
This meeting we welcomed the new SCR LEP Chair, James Muir, and had an extended discussion with members of the UK2070 Commission on regional inequality. We also updated on the engagement work and the planned State of Sheffield Engagement Event.
11.00 am SCR LEP Update, James Muir
11.45 am UK 2070 Commission, Professor Vincent Goodstadt, Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Manchester
Professor Goodstadt began by giving a presentation to the Board (click here to view). A structured conversation then took place around the following three questions:
1) What evidence do we have of structural disadvantages which contribute to regional inequalities? And what are these?
2) If we were able to think long-term and think big, imagining that we could access whatever funds we needed, what would we want to do locally?
3) In terms of these local ambitions, are there still things which require a stronger and better national framework?
12.45 pm Update on Engagement Plan 2019 (including State of Sheffield 2019), Laura White, Partnership Manager
12.55 pm Any Other Business
The minutes of the January meeting were agreed on Friday 8th March and are now ready to view by clicking here:
This meeting focused on the Sheffield Transport Strategy and how this relates to our Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework. We also updated on some of our priority work streams, as identified in the Framework, including Progressive Procurement and Engagement.
11.10 am Sheffield Transport Strategy - Greg Challis, Senior Transport Planner, Sheffield City Council
Greg presented the strategy and sought to identify links with our Inclusive & Sustainable Economy work.
12.00 pm Progressive Procurement Update - Sandi Carman, Chair of Progressive Procurement Delivery Group
Sandi gave an update on progress from the Group, including the strategic conversations with Directors of Finance and the new outcomes which the Group has identified.
12.20 pm Engagement Plan 2019 (including State of Sheffield 2019) - Laura White, Partnership Manager
Laura updated Board on the various conversations with partners/officers around engagement, including the Inclusive Communities Project, and specifically some proposals for the State of Sheffield 2019 engagement activity and summit event.
12.50 pm Any Other Business
A copy of the full slide pack from the meeting can be downloaded here:
The minutes of the November meeting were agreed on Friday 25th January and are now ready to view by clicking here:
This meeting SCPB looked at heritage and how this relates to our inclusive economy framework. We also fed back from the launch event held in October and discussed meeting and agenda planning for 2019.
11.00 am Sheffield Heritage Strategy - Jon Bradley, Joined-up Heritage Sheffield
Jon gave a presentation to Board highlighting the work of Joined up Heritage Sheffield and The Sheffield Heritage Strategy (Framework) which was launched in October 2017.
11.45 am Framework Next Steps: Agenda Planning for 2019 - Laura White, Partnership Manager
12.45 pm Any Other Business
The minutes of the September meeting were agreed on Friday 16th November and are now ready to view by clicking here:
This meeting looked at issues related to exclusion and poverty within our city centre, and how this fits with our approach for building a more inclusive city. We also focused on the Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework itself, discussing structure and content, and discussed the launch event on 11th October.
SCR/SCPB Links - Mayor Dan Jarvis
Street Culture and City Centre Challenges
Inspector John Mallows and PCSO Steve Hart of the Sheffield Central Neighbourhood Policing Team talked about their experiences of the challenges of dealing with street culture and homelessness in the city centre. Download a copy of John and Steve’s presentation by clicking below.
City of Sanctuary
Sarah Eldridge, Coordinator, Sheffield City of Sanctuary talked to Board about the background to Sheffield City of Sanctuary and the new Sanctuary Space, which has recently opened in Sheffield city centre (Chapel Walk) as a place where asylum seekers and refugees can come for information, advice and support. Download a copy of Sarah’s presentation by clicking below.
Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework Drafting
Laura White, Partnership Manager, discussed the new shorter draft of the Framework. Board also discussed ideas for the launch event.
The minutes of the July Board meeting were agreed on Friday 14th September 2018 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
This meeting focused on two key strands of the Inclusive and Sustainable Economy work - Digital Coalition and Vibrant Economy. Board also focused on the Framework itself, discussing structure and content.
Mark Gannon, Director of Business Change and Information Solutions for Sheffield City Council presented on the Digital Coalition work, which is led by SCC, but is a partnership approach, bringing stakeholders together who are focused on developing Sheffield's digital capabilities in different ways. Mark's slides are available to download below:
Vibrant Economy - links with the SCPB Framework
Paul Houghton, Partner at Grant Thornton gave feedback from the Vibrant Sheffield event held in May using slides and video. Paul's slides and a link to the video on YouTube are accessible using the links below:
Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework Drafting
Laura White, Partnership Manager led a discussion of the proposed outline for the Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework (which was shared with Board members ahead of the meeting). She sought comment and thoughts on the broad approach and principles, and on the specifics which will need to be included in the document ahead of its production and public launch in October 2018.
The minutes of the May Board meeting were agreed on Friday 13th July 2018 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
Professor Heather Campbell of The University of Sheffield provided an update on the work of the Progressive Procurement Partnership (within a national and local context) whilst setting out the aims, ambitions and approach of the Partnership in developing a shared framework for progressive procurement. Download a copy of her slides by clicking on Presentation.
Filip Leonard, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain for Sheffield City Council joined the meeting to discuss Sheffield City Council's Ethical Procurement Policy (launched in March 2018).
Sustainable Economy Discussion
Mark Whitworth, Interim Head of Sustainability, City Growth (SCC) and Cllr Jack Scott presented the Sheffield Green City Strategy (also launched in March 2018).
The minutes of the March Board meeting were agreed on Friday 18th May 2018 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
Sheffield's Vision for our Young People
This Vision sets out the ambition for young people in Sheffield, reflecting their own concerns and priorities. Activities which are moving us towards achieving this Vision are being delivered by organisations in the voluntary and community sector.
Fairness & Poverty Update
Adele Robinson, Social Justice & Inclusion Manager at Sheffield City Council gave an update on the new governance arrangements and roles and responsibilities for the Fairness & Tackling Poverty & Social Exclusion Partnership Group and the Making Sheffield Fairer Campaign Group.
A copy of the full presentation given to Board by Adele can be viewed here:
Inclusive and Sustainable Growth - forward planning
Laura White, Partnership Manager, led a discussion to help with forward planning around Building an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy and how Board would like to see its Framework presented.
The minutes of the January Board meeting were agreed on Friday 16th March 2018 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
The January Board Meeting focused on State of Sheffield 2018 and follow-up on a number of inclusive growth work streams.
The Cohesion Sheffield team joined us to set out their work, vision, objectives and origins. They also discussed the benefits and challenges of co-production. The team is based within VAS but work cross sector. Presentaion
Simon Ogden of Creative Sheffield, presented a summary of the Sheffield City Centre Development Plan 2018 to Board ahead of the public consultation which will begin in mid-February.
Andi Walshaw, Performance & Research Manager from Sheffield City Council ran through each of the main sections of the State of Sheffield 2018 report to highlight proposed content. Presentation
The minutes of the November Board meeting were agreed on Friday 12th January 2018 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
The November Board Meeting focused on issues related to health and inclusive growth.
Greg Fell, Director of Public Health, provided an outline of his recently published Director of Public Health Report and its key aims. He also discussed the current and potential role of health anchors in the city. Presentation
Local Growth Adviser, Michael Wood, joined us from NHS Confederation to give a presentation on the NHS role in addressing inequalities and regional disparities, including exploring the potential role of health in the development of local industrial strategies. Presentation
Chris Shaw, Head of Health Improvement at Sheffield City Council talked to us about the health and work challenges in the city and the current and potential projects in this area. Presentation
The minutes of the September Board meeting were agreed on Friday 10th November 2017 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
The September meeting focused on issues relating to Board's wider engagement in and with the city's communities, in the context of Board's aim to foster a more inclusive local economy.
Paul Harvey, Volunteer Centre Manager at Voluntary Action Sheffield set out the definition and scope, as well as the benefits for individuals and society, of volunteering. Paul's presentation can be viewed here: Developing a strategic approach to volunteering
Gareth Roberts, Director and Operations Manager of Regather gave an update around creating a resilient system for urban food production across Sheffield and the city region. Helen Nicol, Director of Blue Chula Ltd then set out the vision for ‘Regather Land’ which plans to develop a community benefit society to grow the economy by developing a more productive landscape, improve the resilience and sustainability of the local food system, raise awareness of nutrition and enable greater access to the land for Sheffield citizens. The full presentation can be viewed here: Community Economic Development - the Little Sheffield Project
Adele Robinson, Social Justice and Inclusive Manager at Sheffield City Council explained the purpose, development and remit of the equality hub network. She then went on to describe what it does and how it achieves its aims and objectives. Adele's presentation can be viewed here: Engaging through the Equality Hub Network
Martin Hughes, Locality Team Manager from Sheffield City Council gave an update on local engagement and networks within the city.
The minutes of the July Board meeting were agreed on Friday 15th September 2017 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
The July meeting focused on key issues for the city.
Sir Andrew Cash, Chief Executive of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Tim Moorhead, Chair of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group set out the three main aims of the Accountable Care System (STP).
Shaun Morley, Acting District Commander - Sheffield from South Yorkshire Police shared the new neighbourhood policing structures which should provide an integrated approach to complex issues.
The minutes of the May Board meeting were agreed on Friday 21st July 2017 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
The May Board meeting focused on the subject of ‘Education, Skills and Work – The Inclusive Growth Challenge’. There was input from local and national experts and Board will be aiming to explore the key issues and start to develop some recommendations to take forward as part of our Inclusive & Sustainable Growth Strategy.
The presentations made to Board by Stephen Betts, Chief Executive of Learn Sheffield and Dr Fiona Aldridge, Assistant Director for Research and Development at the Learning & Work Institute are available to download below.
Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth: promoting in-work progression - Dr Fiona Aldridge
The minutes of the March Board meeting were agreed on Friday 12th May 2017 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
At the start of the year, the Sheffield City Partnership agreed to focus on developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Strategy as our main priority for 2017/18. This will include exploring what the city could do in terms of creating more opportunities for people to participate fully in the economy and prosper from it, better connecting people to those opportunities, and considering the broader factors which influence this, including health & wellbeing, safety and security, and inequality and fairness. Board members will look to develop recommendations in specific areas such as education and skills, employment support and attracting more and better jobs.
This meeting in March was designed to kick-off the discussion on the Inclusive & Sustainable Growth agenda, with inputs from SPERI (University of Sheffield), Sheffield City Region and Creative Sheffield (Sheffield City Council). The aim of the meeting was to define priority areas for the strategy and agree next steps in terms of planning meetings and work.
It was agreed that the next meeting in May would focus on the importance of ‘joining-up education, skills and work’ to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth, with the aim of identifying some key issues and practical recommendations.
The minutes of the January Board meeting were agreed on Friday 10th March 2017 and are now ready to view by clicking here:
Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive at Voluntary Action Sheffield presented the key findings from the Sheffield State of the Voluntary and Community Sector 2016 Report.
Laura White, Partnership Manager ran through the communications and media relations plan for the State of Sheffield launch event.
Board discussed the proposed forward plan and next steps for the partnership.