The Humber LEP Chair, Lord Haskins, has today reacted to the new measures announced in the Chancellor’s 2020-21 budget.
Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber LEP, said: “The Chancellor made a number of big spending commitments and stressed the importance of “levelling up”, so we need to be proactive in making sure the Humber benefits from these. With so many of the big allocations earmarked for elected mayors, it underlines the need for this region to get the devolution
A raft of innovative new measures to help build momentum in the region’s economy have been suggested by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) as it makes its budget representations to the Government.
The LEP has submitted a package of proposals, including requesting that the Government confirm funding for the A63 Castle Street upgrade in Hull, part-fund a new National Flood Resilience Centre in Scunthorpe, as well as asking for commitment to the Energy Estuary 2.0 Strength in Places Fund bid