Government commits to future of LEPs

By Martin Ford | 03 February 2022

Local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are to be integrated into devolution deals as part of the Levelling Up White Paper.

Doubts had been cast over the future of LEPs amid a national review and indications from communities secretary Michael Gove that he preferred ‘democratically-elected leaders’ to take on such roles.

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