Heseltine and Clark hit out over LEPs

By Michael Burton | 22 February 2024

Two former Conservative Cabinet ministers have hit out at plans to wind up England’s 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP).

The Government is to transfer LEP functions to combined and local authorities from April after arguing there is more scope for efficiencies.

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