New core funding for the Local Enterprise Partnerships will test the extent of local committment.
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Local Enterprise Partnerships are a welcome innovation, formalising the role of the private and third sectors in making economic growth possible, and it is to be expected that they will vary in quality and effectiveness.
Tom Bolton assesses the progress of the Govenrment's City Deal programme.
Some thoughts on the National Policy Planning Framework from Tom Bolton
A progress report on City Deals setting out the major opportunities cities and government must seize to make the process a success.
Which boroughs and areas are likely to see the greatest change over the next 10 years? What can other cities learn from London?
The Centre for Cities' "Evolving London" report examines how to unleash London's growth potential
In order to unlock the potential of cities and increase private sector growth, the Government will need to adopt a radical new approach to economic development.
If LEPs are expected to drive the Government’s growth agenda, they need the tools to do so. That means devolving further resources, powers and freedoms to capable LEPs and getting to grips with underperforming LEPs before it is too late.
Sheffield needs to work to make the city more attractive to business and prioritise skills investment and university links.