Rural Enterprise Advisory Group

Rural Enterprise Group

Rural jobs are essential to the Dorset economy. The Rural Enterprise Group identifies and encourages the growth of private enterprise and prospects for jobs in the rural areas of the county.

The Rural Enterprise Group have produced a 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 

Members of the Committee are as follows: 

  • Chair: Luke Rake, Dorset LEP Board Member, Kingston Maurward College 
  • Jon Bird, Dorset Council
  • Laura Zisa-Swann, Dorset LEP
  • Ian Alexander, Natural England
  • Imogen Davenport, Dorset Local Nature Partnership
  • Louise Stratton, 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:

  • 16th December 2021
  • 17th March 2022
  • 16th June 2022
  • 15th September 2022

Copies of meeting documents will be published below when available.

 

March 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda March 2022

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes March 2022

December 2021

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda December 2021

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes December 2021

September 2021

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Agenda September 2021

Rural Enterprise Advisory Group Minutes September 2021

June 2021

December 2021

March 2022

 

June 2022