How can we support our local economy to grow and deliver good jobs with fair wages for our residents?

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This phase of the ‘Play Your Part’ engagement exercise has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who took part. We have analysed all the feedback received and a copy of the feedback report is available here. We look forward to carrying on the conversation through more engagement on ‘Participate Now’.


Our local economy is doing relatively well, with a number of strong businesses, low levels of unemployment and high levels of productivity. The challenge is to make sure that local people can contribute to and benefit from economic growth.

Together we all play a part in supporting our local economy

  • How do you think the Council could make a difference?
  • What do you think residents could do to play their part?
  • Are there other groups and organisations you think need to be involved?
  • How do you think the Council should fund actions to support our local economy?

Find out more

To inspire ideas we have listed a number of things we think we could do to make a difference, along with some suggestions for how businesses and residents could play their part. We have also outlined how we could pay for this over the next four years.

To find out more, please watch our information video, or read one of our local economy further information booklets.

This phase of the ‘Play Your Part’ engagement exercise has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who took part. We have analysed all the feedback received and a copy of the feedback report is available here. We look forward to carrying on the conversation through more engagement on ‘Participate Now’.


Our local economy is doing relatively well, with a number of strong businesses, low levels of unemployment and high levels of productivity. The challenge is to make sure that local people can contribute to and benefit from economic growth.

Together we all play a part in supporting our local economy

  • How do you think the Council could make a difference?
  • What do you think residents could do to play their part?
  • Are there other groups and organisations you think need to be involved?
  • How do you think the Council should fund actions to support our local economy?

Find out more

To inspire ideas we have listed a number of things we think we could do to make a difference, along with some suggestions for how businesses and residents could play their part. We have also outlined how we could pay for this over the next four years.

To find out more, please watch our information video, or read one of our local economy further information booklets.

  • This phase of the ‘Play Your Part’ engagement exercise has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part. We have analysed all the feedback received and a copy of the feedback report is available under 'Where we're up to'. We look forward to carrying on the conversation through more engagement on ‘Participate Now’.

    Send us your feedback on supporting our local economy through our survey.

    Before completing the survey please ensure that you have read the detailed 'local economy’ bookletThis booklet is also available in an accessible PDF format.


    Send us your feedback on supporting our local economy through our survey.

    Before completing the survey please ensure that you have read the detailed 'local economy’ bookletThis booklet is also available in an accessible PDF format.


    Take Survey
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  • This phase of the ‘Play Your Part’ engagement exercise has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part. We have analysed all the feedback received and a copy of the feedback report is available under 'Where we're up to'. We look forward to carrying on the conversation through more engagement on ‘Participate Now’.

    You can also send us your feedback through an easy read survey that uses simpler words and pictures.

    You can also send us your feedback through an easy read survey that uses simpler words and pictures.

    Take Survey
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