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
The Government has published the findings of its review into Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).
The review sets out the approach taken by Government to strengthen LEPs, revealing how LEPs and Government will work together to strengthen leadership and capability, improve accountability and manage risk, and provide clarity on geography.
Words by Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Last week Government published its review of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), setting out plans to strengthen the work that these organisations do.