Government must back up claim that UKSPF provides real terms match

By Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton | 04 May 2022

When allocations for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) were finally released earlier this month there would have been an element of initial relief that there, in black and white, was a commitment for a ‘real terms match’ for every Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.

This is what many had been calling for – a guarantee that we would not be worse off under the new funding regime.

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