GFIB Programme Board minutes: April 2024

Minutes of the Grangemouth Future Industry Board Programme Board meeting held on 23 April 2024.

Attendees and apologies

  • Scottish Government
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Scottish Futures Trust
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • Falkirk Council
  • Forth Valley College
  • CVS Falkirk
  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • Aspect
  • Petroineos
  • Calachem
  • Celtic Renewables
  • Syngenta
  • Unite the Union
  • Forth Ports

Items and actions

Item 1: Welcome and Introductions

Susie Townend (Scottish Government) welcomed new members to the Programme Board and provided a readout from the GFIB Leadership Forum meeting held on 28 March. This included key actions for the Programme Board to consider, including developing a shortlist of low carbon projects for development in the cluster.

Item 2: Grangemouth Just Transition Plan

A Scottish Government official provided an update on the draft Grangemouth Just Transition Plan. This included a presentation outlining the scope and content of the plan, as well as a timeline of work undertaken so far on its development.

Item 3: Presentation from Aspect

A representative from Aspect presented the Programme Board with a summary of their recent work undertaken to inform actions that will comprise priority activities for the delivery of the Grangemouth Just Transition Plan. This included a substantive discussion around developing a thematic action plan, which will form the basis of activity that GFIB will deliver.

Item 4: Close

Susie Townend thanked attendees for their contribution to the discussion and drew the meeting to a close.

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