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Lord Haskins retires as Humber LEP Chair after eight years of service, as Interim Chair appointed

May 1, 2020

Lord Haskins has today (Friday May 1) confirmed his retirement from the Chair role after eight years of service at the Humber LEP.

Lord Haskins announced his intention to retire in September 2019. He agreed to postpone his departure in light of local authorities’ devolution discussions, the outcome of which will determine how the role of the LEP needs to evolve. With the approach now agreed, it will likely take two to three years to negotiate and implement the new devolved

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Humber LEP Yorkshire Post Column – Humber can provide excellent support for SMEs

August 28, 2018

The Humber LEP is committed to driving the growth of the Humber economy, for the benefit of its communities. Businesses of all sizes in the region contribute to this growth.

To support business grow and develop, the LEP provides access to funding and support through a number of vehicles; through the Humber Growth Hub, a number of tranches of funding and loan options available to different enterprises and access to our network of partners.

This package of support is allowing entrepreneurs, SMEs

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Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber LEP, Statement regarding recent announcement by DONG Energy

August 11, 2016

“The ‘Strategic Review of UK East Coast Staging and Construction Facilities’ appears to indicate that sufficient capacity exists for the manufacture of anticipated facility requirements.

The Humber has established three key locations for engagement in offshore wind development. The first, Greenport Hull, is progressing well and will shortly commence the manufacture of blades. The second, Grimsby, is heavily engaged in the maintenance of the expanding wind energy facilities in the North Sea. However, the third site, AMEP at Killingholme, will be

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