The PSG advises on the strategic direction and implementation of the programme and facilitates collaboration between the major stakeholders in the Enterprise Zone. The group does not have decision-making powers, rather it is an advisory group to the Board, specifically on matters and funding relating to the Enterprise Zone.
Responsibilities of the PSG include: reviewing and making recommendations to the Board on the relative priority of proposals for funding; consideration of due diligence on proposals, and recommending to the Board whether proposals should proceed to contracting; overseeing the development of an appropriate pipeline of proposals to be funded in future, and making recommendations to the Board around this.
The PSG comprises the following representatives:
1 x Private Sector Enterprise M3 Board members (to chair)
3 x District/Borough Council representatives (1 for each Enterprise Zone site)
2 x Landowner representatives (as 1 Enterprise Zone site is local authority-owned)
2 x County Council representatives
1 x Cities and Local Growth Team
1 x Accountable Body (Hampshire County Council) representative
1 x LEP Director
1 x Enterprise Zone Programme Director