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Food Steering Group. Leicester and Leicestershire Food and Drink Co-ordinator 12 th May 2010 Matthew Kempson Rural Partnership’s Manager, Leicestershire County Council. Presentation outline Policy drivers (Defra, MAA, LRP) Current scheduled activity Food and Drink Co-ordinator

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Food Steering Group

Leicester and Leicestershire Food and Drink Co-ordinator

12th May 2010

Matthew Kempson

Rural Partnership’s Manager, Leicestershire County Council


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  • Presentation outline

  • Policy drivers (Defra, MAA, LRP)

  • Current scheduled activity

  • Food and Drink Co-ordinator

    • Project Outline

    • Governance Arrangements

    • Timetable

  • Open discussion


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Policy Drivers

  • National

  • Food 2030 (Defra)

  • Regional (emda)

  • RES – East Midlands Food and Drink Sector Strategy (2008)

  • Sub-Regional

  • Multi-Area Agreement (Leicester and Leicestershire)

    • Leicester and Leicestershire Economic Assessment

    • Strategic Commissioning Framework for Economic Growth, 2010-14 – “the area is regarded as a centre of excellence for food and drink”.

  • Leicestershire Rural Strategy, 2007-14

    • Rural Economic Priorities, 2009-12 (food and drink)


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Other activity

  • East Midlands Food Forum – dedicated sub-regional officer

  • Melton Food Partnership

  • Skills and training Routeways – Employment Skills Board

  • Leicester Market events

  • On-going farmers markets (Leicestershire Food Links)

  • LRP INSPIRE Leicestershire programme, 2010-12

    • Leicester and Leicestershire Food Fortnight 2010

    • Food and Drink Directory 2010 (LFL)

    • Rural business capital grants

  • East Midlands Food Festival (Brooksby Hall)


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Food and Drink Co-ordinator

  • Overarching objectives…

    • Develop a sub-regional food and drink strategy and action plan

    • Support the development of food and drink networks

    • Support skills and training activities

    • Progress food and drink related tourism development and promotion

    • Advance business support and infrastructure development

    • Promote healthy eating/food education


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Food and Drink Co-ordinator

  • Appointment of co-ordinator on a consultancy basis

  • 2 years funding – contract through tender to end March 2011

  • Contracted outputs

    • E4. Business Support – number of businesses to improve their performance (year 1 – 20)

    • Referrals to Business Link and UKTI (year 1 – 10)

  • Targeted workshops and networking events


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Governance structure

Leadership Board

Co-ordination Group

Rural Group (LRP)

Business and Enterprise S&P Group

Employment Skills Board

Food and Drink Co-ordinator Steering Group

Food and Drink Delivery Sub-Groups

Leicester and Leicestershire Food and Drink Consortium


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Food and Drink Co-ordinator Steering Group

  • Key responsibilities…

  • Strategic steer for the project

  • Oversight of co-ordinator work programme

  • Approval of strategy and action plan

  • Approval of expenditure plans

  • Liaison with partner organisations

  • Development of effective networks and partnership arrangements to support successful delivery of the project

  • Assisting with the promotion of the project through various channels


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Timetable

  • June 2010 Consultancy appointment. Meeting of Co- ordinator Steering Group

  • July 2010 Launch event to commence the development of the strategy and action plan

  • September 2010 Wider consultation on food and drink sector strategy

  • November 2010 Launch of food and drink strategy and action plan. Commencement of delivery

  • March 2011 End of year/project report from Co-ordinator



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