The Government’s review of LEPs, published in July, set out several proposals for strengthening LEPs in preparation for leading local industrial strategy and future funding post-Brexit.
As part of this, Government has decided that LEP “overlaps” will end. In the Humber, East Riding of Yorkshire is also covered by the York, North Yorkshire & East Riding LEP; and North & North East Lincolnshire are also covered by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP.
LEPs were required to submit proposals for their future geographies to
The Government has today published the findings of its review into Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). The review announces plans to strengthen LEPs, with increased dialogue with Government (including through the new Council of LEP Chairs chaired by the Prime Minister), stronger governance and additional capacity.
The review also confirms that LEP overlaps – where a local authority can be a member of more than one LEP – will end. In the Humber, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is also a member