Blurring of responsibilities could undermine growth

By Mark Conrad | 26 September 2017

Combined authorities must work with local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) to overcome the ‘institutional blurring’ of responsibilities that threaten to undermine growth prospects, experts have warned.

A joint study published today by consultancy Grant Thornton and law firm Bond Dickinson described the early performance of combined authorities as ‘varied’.

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