The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has received £3.25m in additional funding to provide new services across the employment and skills sector in the Humber.
The LEP successfully bid for the funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) National Reserve Fund – and will now put out calls for projects which organisations will be able to bid into to deliver programmes aligned to our employment and skills strategy aims in the Humber.
The calls will cover projects including support in the workforce
Prime Minister Boris Johnson made headlines last week by committing to full fibre broadband across the country by 2025 – eight years sooner than the previous target of 2033.
The Humber region has already made significant strides to providing this infrastructure to businesses as well as consumers in the region. The Hull area is already benefiting from complete ultrafast full fibre broadband coverage (ultrafast meaning speeds of more than 100Mbps) with KCOM providing its Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) Lightstream service
The Humber LEP has given oral evidence to the BIS Committee Inquiry into the Digital Economy today (Tuesday 10 November).