Liverpool signs £230m ‘growth deal’

LIVERPOOL'S £230m Growth Deal was confirmed today with the signing of agreements between cities minister Greg Clark and Robert Hough, chair of the local enterprise partnership (LEP).

It is claimed the deal will create 15,000 jobs in Merseyside, allow up to 16,000 new homes to be built and generate up to £30million in public and private spending.

The Government announced a series of Growth Deals earlier in the year, committing £10bn to the regions over the next five years. The move follows Michael Heseltine'... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...