EXCLUSIVE: Ministers in fresh LEP overlap threat

By Dan Peters | 13 November 2019

Ministers have again threatened to withhold funding from local enterprise partnerships (LEP) that fail to remove overlapping boundaries, The MJ has learnt.

In a letter, local growth minister Jake Berry and business minister Nadhim Zahawi said a ‘confirmed final proposal’ for removing boundary overlaps must be received from LEPs by the General Election on December 12.

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