EXCLUSIVE: Two LEPs still do not have legal personality

By Dan Peters and Paul Marinko | 07 August 2019

Two local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) have been granted extensions due to ‘exceptional circumstances’ after failing to adopt legal personalities before the April deadline, The MJ has learnt.

All LEPs were asked to adopt a legal personality, allowing them to enter into legal commitments and access cash from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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