PABC
Past

A RECORD OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES CONSIDERED AND THE ASSOCIATED RESEARCH AND LOBBYING CONDUCTED BY THE PABC BETWEEN 1999-2012

 

Chronologically Read from Earliest in 1999 at the bottom to the latest 2012 at the top

2012

Armed Forces week – bid for Plymouth
Welcome Home to HMS OCEAN
Support for a Culture Board
Support for South West Marine Energy Park
A strategy for dealing with unemployment
LEP linkages
Support for the Life Centre
Policy on Nuclear Dismantling
Theatre Royal appeal
New PCC Council objectives
Revision of six key sector activity areas
Addition of renewables
Need for economic intelligence
Support for Waterfront BID
Support for CEO – Destination Plymouth
Support for a broadening of the City’s branding arrangements
The need to press forwards with Digital Plymouth
Support for enhanced PCC Economic Development Service
Concern over A303 lack of action
Support for Mayflower 2020 concept
Support for City of Culture bid
Concern over local procurement arrangements
Stated policy on Airport – referendum – letter to PCC

2011

Considered potential winding up of PCDC
Discussed and support formation of Destination Plymouth
Supported Positively Plymouth logo
Supported the GAIN project
Supported Nuclear dismantling project
Recommend task force approach to local un-employment issues
Forecast public Sector job losses
Considered removal of GOSW and “No regional minister” situation
Supported keeping Airport
Supported survival of Plymouth Argyle
Supported America’s Cup
Support for City application for Enterprise Zone status
Support for Naval base and RN refitting to 2030
Support for LEP both locally and nationally
Further support for Life Centre
Considered Incinerator for Plymouth
Considered rail franchise renewal
Supported Naval Base Visitor Centre
Supported National Armed Forces week
Ongoing support for University of Plymouth and Marine Energy
Electoral Boundary Commission changes – supported PCC
Considered de-trunking of A38 and rejected it
Supported A380 project at Torbay

2010

Support given to City Marketing plan
Support given for Cruise Liner terminal
Consideration for future proofing airport runway
Support given to Local Development Framework and Local Transport plan
Support for re-brand “Positively Plymouth”
Support given to North Cross Project & AAP
Discussion on closure of SWRDA and GOSW and arrival of LEP
Support for a two county LEP
Support World Cup Bid
Support given to Wealthy Theme Group becoming Growth Board
Support for Life Centre
Support for City Marketing Organisation

2009

The Mar 2 BID
Marketing the City
CDC Accountability
Naval Base Review
Boundary Commission
Plymouth Hub status
Plymouth airport – Office of Fair trading interpretation
Ferry Port
New railway Station
North Cross development
West End Development
Millbay re-development
A City Region wide Community Foundation (Charity of Charities)

2008

Plymouth economic stance post credit crunch
CDC funding
City Centre location
The National Recession
PCCs Finances
Local procurement
Boundary Review
The Drake community Foundation and PEDG
City planning policies – the recovery plan for 2009
Plymouth Hub status
The need for a 6 monthly economic round up for senior stakeholders
Mainline railway improvements
Transat support
City Centre affairs
A 303 dualling
New air routes
Ownership of the Airport
Development of Millbay
West end planning
AAP’s
New railway station
Naval Base Review
CDC business Plan
2012 Olympics
Listing City Centre