Economic Prosperity - Evidence Base

The District has a dynamic and creative economy, supported by excellent education provision and communications. It has a thriving tourism sector and two strong business improvement districts. This is the time to work in new ways both encourage new business and entrepreneurship and to tackle worklessness, ensuring long term prosperity.

The priorities for this outcome will therefore focus on:-

  • Supporting small businesses and start-ups
  • Promoting education and training
  • Promoting tourism and the cultural assets of the District 

The below spreadsheet summarises the evidence under-pinning these priorities under this outcome. It brings together the actions included in the various strategies owned by or shared in partnership with the council and demonstrates the broad range of responsibilities undertaken by the council.