GM LEP leader welcomes strengthened role for LEPs

The chairman of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership has joined LEP business leaders in welcoming publication of the government’s Review of Local Enterprise Partnerships, and the additional £20m funding that underpins it. It will enable LEPs to continue to...

Autumn Budget 2017: GM LEP response

Mike Blackburn, chairman of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, has responded to the Government’s 2017 Autumn Budget. He said: “We welcome the opportunity to work alongside Government on a local industrial strategy that will support a long term vision...