Developing a successful and inclusive economy

By on 20/09/2013 in Leader, News, Service Reviews

Our latest green paper covers council functions that aim to help the city succeed economically and build an inclusive economy.

Green paper: Developing a successful and inclusive economy

The services considered for this review are responsible for:

  • Ensuring that new developments are taking place in Birmingham and regeneration is benefitting priority areas
  • Securing investment to support business growth, by bringing in grants that can be accessed by Birmingham businesses
  • Connecting people to job opportunities, and targeting opportunities towards vulnerable groups and groups with greatest need
  • Attracting new jobs, investment and businesses to Birmingham
  • Regenerating housing and providing new homes for Birmingham
  • Maintaining and managing Birmingham's roads
  • Providing support for tourism and the visitor economy in partnership with the private sector
  • Setting and delivering the transport vision for Birmingham
  • Providing support and advice to Birmingham's businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Managing the planning process across Birmingham
  • Supporting both local centres and Birmingham City Centre
  • Supporting the arts and cultural sector in Birmingham.
  • Attracting events to the city

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Write to: Service Reviews, Room 221, Council House, B1 1BB.

Comments and suggestions received will be fed back to the specific Review boards and will be taken into account by the council's leadership when the proposals are put together for the 2014/15 budget in December.

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