8th April 2011, 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, Winter Gardens, Royale Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1AJ
- Present: David Evans (DE), POS Convenor for the South West, West Dorset District Council & Weymouth and Portland Borough Council (Chair)David Turner (DT), North Somerset CouncilGeoff Cross (GC), Retired Member of POSJohn Silvester (JS), POSESimon Drummond-Hay (SDH), Fordham ResearchHilary Jordan (HJ), West Dorset District Council & Weymouth and Portland Borough CouncilJoanne Witherden (JW) West Dorset District CouncilAlison Clothier (AC) West Dorset District CouncilRichard Kent (RK), North Somerset CouncilDebbie Redding (DR), Weymouth & Portland Borough CouncilGeorgina Clampitt-Dix (GCD), Wiltshire CouncilGarry Collins (GC), Bristol City CouncilBrian Glasson (BG), South GlosAlistair Cunningham (AC), Wiltshire CouncilMella McMahon (MM), Tewkesbury Borough CouncilMike Hirsh (MH), Retired Member
- Apologies: John Greenslade, West Dorset District CouncilJonathan Smith, West Dorset District CouncilTracey Crews, Cheltenham & TewekesburyDon Gobbett, Dorset County CouncilStephen Thorne, Poole Borough CouncilRoger DanielsPhilip Markham, DartmoorPaul Green, Retired MemberIvan Woodcock, TorbayPaula Hewitt, Somerset County CouncilLes Crump, TorbayClive Reynolds, Forest of DeanSteve Atkinson, Sedgemoor District CouncilRoger Daniels, Retired MemberKate Little, East Devon District CouncilDave Ayre, Dorset County Council
- 1.Introduction - Dr David Evans, POS SW Convenor and Director of Environment, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth and Portland Borough CouncilDE gave an introduction highlighting the importance of POS in the current climate. He suggested that a key theme of the meeting was going to be the Localism Agenda. He asked what the attendees thought about putting the number of meetings up to 3 per year, and also if there were any themes that need to go on the agenda / suggestions for agenda. At the next meeting Mike Holmes will be coming along.
South West Region POS Members outside the Winter Gardens