Category Archives : Committees


Brexit committee to hear about impact on construction industry

An ageing work force, regional competition for labour and increased demand for workers on house building sites all contribute to a continuing shortage of skilled construction workers – and that’s before the impact of Brexit takes effect. That’s the picture the city’s new Brexit, Infrastructure and legislative Change Overview and Scrutiny Committee will be getting […]


New committee to look at how Brexit will affect Plymouth

The potential impact of Brexit on Plymouth will come under the microscope in a new scrutiny committee that has been set up by the new administration. Papers have been published today for the first meeting of Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislative Change Overview Scrutiny Committee – which takes place on June 6 – and gives a […]


Councils to consider teaming up planning services

Plymouth’s award-winning planning services could be teaming up with colleagues in Torbay as part of a comprehensive modernisation package. Plymouth’s Cabinet will meet on 16 January to discuss approving an ‘in principle agreement’ to look at sharing some planning functions with Torbay Council. Areas that could come under the arrangement include planning compliance, major developments, […]