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 Region’s LEPs welcome Humber Freeport Bid Submission

February 5, 2021

The Greater Lincolnshire and Humber Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) have welcomed the region’s bold bid to form a Humber-wide Freeport, encompassing ports across the area.

Such a development has the potential to boost the economy of the region by providing investment, highly-skilled jobs, training opportunities and the development of more clean growth and decarbonisation developments on the Humber – all of which are major priorities of both LEPs.

A formal coalition, led by ABP, submitted the plans to Government this week, which

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Humber LEP Welcomes Freeports Consultation

February 10, 2020

The Humber LEP has today welcomed the Government’s announcement it is to begin consulting on a project to potentially introduce ten Freeports locations across the UK.

A spokesperson said: “The Humber LEP welcomes the Government’s consultation into Freeports and we look forward to working with organisations across the region to develop our response in the coming weeks.

“The Humber Estuary is home to the UK’s largest ports complex and has the space to support further growth. As such, it is essential the

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