Rural Enterprise Advisory Group

Rural businesses and jobs are essential to Dorset's economy. This advisory group identifies and encourages the growth of private enterprise and employment prospects in rural areas of our county.

The Rural Enterprise Group has produced the Dorset Rural Enterprise Priorities Paper for Dorset, appreciating the contribution made by the natural environment and our natural capital.

Rural Enterprise Group Terms of Reference

Membership 

  • Chair: Luke Rake, Dorset LEP Board Member, Kingston Maurward College 
  • Jon Bird, Dorset Council
  • Ian Alexander, Natural England
  • Imogen Davenport, Dorset Local Nature Partnership
  • Gemma Harvey, National Farmers Union
  • Martin Sutcliffe, Dorset Coast Forum
  • Neil Wedge, Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils
  • Nicola Kildunne, Federation of Small Business
  • Tom Munro , Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Will Bond, Alaska Ecological Contracting Ltd
  • Elliot Hutt, Country Land and Business Association Limited 

Meeting dates, papers and minutes:

The scheduled meetings of this committee are listed below:

  • 16 June 2022
  • 15 September 2022
  • 15 December 2022
  • 16 March 2022

Copies of meeting documents will be published below when available.

 

December 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda December 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes December 2022

September 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda September 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes September 2022

June 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda June 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes June 2022

March 2022

December 2021

June 2021