MPs back calls for LEPs to be better funded
14th September 2012
A GROUP of MPs has backed calls for Local Enterprise Partnerships to be better funded.Their report urges the Government to provide enough money to cover "a basic level of staffing" and to make sure they can act independently.The All Party Parliamentary Group on Local Growth has also called for more LEPs to benefit from the city deals negotiated with the Leeds and Sheffield City Regions which see Whitehall handing over funding and powers in areas such as transport and skills.Earlier this week, Sheffield City Region LEP chairman Jame......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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