Growth and Regeneration Scrutiny Panel - Monday 20th November 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Room 3 - Town Hall, Huddersfield. View directions

Contact: Jenny Bryce-Chan  Email:


No. Item


Membership of the Panel

To receive apologies for absence from those Members who are unable to attend the meeting.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on the 10 October 2023.


Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Members will be asked to say if there are any items on the Agenda in which they have any disclosable pecuniary interests or any other interests, which may prevent them from participating in any discussion of the items or participating in any vote upon the items.


Admission of the Public

Most agenda items take place in public. This only changes where there is a need to consider exempt information, as contained at Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. You will be informed at this point which items are to be recommended for exclusion and to be resolved by the Panel.



The Panel will receive any petitions and/or deputations from members of the public. A deputation is where up to five people can attend the meeting and make a presentation on some particular issue of concern. A member of the public can also submit a petition at the meeting relating to a matter on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10, Members of the Public must submit a deputation in writing, at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting and shall subsequently be notified if the deputation shall be heard. A maximum of four deputations shall be heard at any one meeting.



Public Question Time

To receive any public questions.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11, the period for the asking and answering of public questions shall not exceed 15 minutes.


Any questions must be submitted in writing at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.


Interim Housing Position Statement for Boosting Supply pdf icon PDF 321 KB

The purpose of the report is to:


-        highlight the content of the Interim Housing Position Statement to Boost Supply which has been prepared as a positive and proactive response to the lack of a five-year housing land supply,


-        note the timeline for next steps to progress to Cabinet for a decision to approve the document.



Contact:  Mathias Franklin,  Head of Planning and Development and Andrea Lane, Senior Planning Officer,


Update on Our Cultural Heart, part of the Huddersfield Blueprint pdf icon PDF 517 KB

The purpose of this report is to give an update on the progress of Our Cultural Heart programme following Cabinet approval at Gateway 3 on the 27th June 2023 to progress the delivery of Phase 1 of the masterplan.

Work is now progressing in preparation for Cabinet to review the programme again at Phase 1 Gateway 4 in December 2023.



Contact: David Glover, Senior Responsible Officer, Cultural Heart



Work Programme and Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 301 KB

The Panel will consider its Work Programme and Forward Plan of Key Decisions items relating to Growth and Regeneration.


Contact: Jenny Bryce-Chan, Principal Governance Officer


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