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State of the District 2013 (Shipston Locality) Councillor Chris Saint PowerPoint Presentation
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State of the District 2013 (Shipston Locality) Councillor Chris Saint

State of the District 2013 (Shipston Locality) Councillor Chris Saint

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State of the District 2013 (Shipston Locality) Councillor Chris Saint

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  1. State of the District 2013 (Shipston Locality) Councillor Chris Saint

  2. INTRODUCTION • Stratford on Avon DC has an annual State of the District Debate as per the Council’s Constitution – this is the start. • Consultation with the public and with Councillors. • This year public consultation through the Community Forums and SDC website. • Will report back to Autumn Forum on issues raised and proposed actions.

  3. SHIPSTON LOCALITY CENSUS HIGHLIGHTS Comparison with all 30 localities in Warwickshire • Shipston Locality Population = 18,942 • Higher proportion of those aged 55 or more at 39% vs. County 31% • Lower numbers in the 15 to 34 age group (17%) vs. County (24%) • 4th highest % of people living in one person households (65+) at 15.1% • 5th highest of 30 localities for % of “white British” at 95.5% • More likely to have three or more cars (16% vs. 10% County) and live in a detached house (46% vs. 28% County) • 8.9% of people work mainly at or from home, the highest % in the county (4.3%) • Have the highest % of self-employed workers in the county (Males -24% vs. 14% County, Females 13% vs. 6% County)

  4. SHIPSTON LOCALITY RESIDENTS SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS Comparison with rest of District • 46% of residents in area feel public transport most needed improving (District Average 35%) • 32% thought job prospects most needed improving (District Average 24%) • More residents in this area 20% versus 15% of District, disagreed that people from different backgrounds get on well together • 66% of Shipston area residents, versus 56% in District were satisfied with grass cutting services • Shipston area more likely to give unpaid help at least once a year than other parts of District 62% vs 53% • Exactly a fifth of those living in this locality were dissatisfied with Warwickshire Police – District Average 15%

  5. NUMBER OF FIRMS IN STRATFORD DISTRICT VS NOS OF EMPLOYEES 2006-2012 EMPLOYEES FIRMS Source: TBR Observatory 2012

  6. NUMBER OF FIRMS IN DISTRICT BY SECTOR AS AT JUNE 2012 – TOP 10 Source: TBR Observatory 2012

  7. % REDUCTION IN NUMBER OF FIRMS IN DISTRICT BY SECTOR 2006 TO 2012 (20% OR MORE) % Source: TBR Observatory 2012

  8. LOCAL UNITS IN VAT AND/OR PAYE ENTERPRISES MARCH 2012 HIGHER PROPORTION OF SMALL BUSINESSESTHAN REGION % % Source: UK Business, Size and Location, ONS

  9. LOOKING FORWARD • Local Government Funding • Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme • Localisation of Business Rates • Council Tax Referendum • Spending Review 2013 • Neighbourhood Planning Continues • Intelligence for Decision Makers from • Further in-depth analysis of 2012 SDC Residents’ Survey • 2011 Census Data • District-wide Business Survey • SDC Customer Satisfaction Index

  10. CORE STRATEGY TIMETABLE • To be considered at Council meeting on 24th July • Six week period for making representations (September/October 2013) • Submitted to Secretary of State (January 2014) • Examination in Public (Summer 2014) • Inspector’s Report received (November 2014) • Adoption by end of 2014

  11. CORE STRATEGY CONTENT • Proposes 9,500 homes (2008-2028) – as at end 2012: 4,135 built, under construction or have planning permission – net figure 5,365 • Development to be dispersed around District • Related improvements to infrastructure and services • Support for local economy and businesses • Protection of countryside, Green Belt, Cotswolds AONB

  12. WHAT DO YOU THINK? • Using feedback from the last Residents’ Survey in 2012, this locality said • Likes – shopping, cleanliness, education provision, access to nature, low level of crime, health services • Needs Improving – public transport, road & pavement repairs, affordable housing • For the review, send any local data your organisation may have to Simon Purfield at simon.purfield@stratford-dc.gov.uk • Go to our State of the District link on the Council webpage and air your views (www.stratford.gov.uk)