Local Enterprise Partnerships
Council and business-led local enterprise partnerships were introduced by the coalition to replace regional development agencies
Sophie Haagensen has joined the North East Local Enterprise Partnership as deputy director.
Bristol City Council has agreed a £91 million funding package to progress work on long-delayed plans for a 12,000-capacity concert venue next to the city's main railway station.
Two local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in the north of England have had the government's cuts to their European funding ruled unlawful in the High Court.
Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has been appointed to help negotiate new deals with local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) to allow them more powers to boost economic growth.
New garden cities would not be enough to solve England's housing crisis, the peer who advised the government on its recent planning guidance reduction exercise has warned.
Blinkered appraisal processes are holding up potentially growth-boosting transport infrastructure projects, says the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in a new report.
Half of England's councils that have green belt land are preparing to allocate some of it for development, according to new research by the National Trust.
A high speed rail line between London and the North is the only way to meet rising demand for rail travel, according to a cross-party group of MPs in a report published today.
Local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) should work with councils to help 'revitalise' struggling areas and build more homes, a report by umbrella group the National Housing Federation (NHF) has recommended.
Mechanisms to support local economic growth, such as local enterprise partnerships and enterprise zones, have not yet demonstrated that they are delivering value for money, a report by the public spending watchdog has found.
The government has backtracked on its plans to sweep a portion of money accumulated through its New Homes Bonus scheme into a new sub-regional development funding pot.
Councils would sell off their most expensive social homes so that they can house 'many more families for the same money' under a scheme to regenerate run down housing estates announced today by the chancellor.
A government-appointed taskforce has called for the strengthening of town centre-first policies as part of the solution to maintaining the vibrancy of Britain's high streets in the internet age.
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A total of 32 local enterprise partnerships have now been approved, but most have yet to appoint a chair. Sarah Townsend enters the boardroom
A Mipim session chaired by Adam Branson on local enterprise partnerships is music to Eric Pickles' ears
Local enterprise partnerships have been issued a stark reminder that their powers would be limited unless they have some sort of legal 'personality', reports Sarah Townsend
Sarah Townsend asks if local enterprise partnerships will be able to influence local plan-making to the extent they hope
Demand for the three-year Regional Growth Fund is far outstripping supply, finds Sarah Townsend
View an interactive map with details of the first wave of local enterprise partnerships
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