Local Enterprise Partnerships
Council and business-led local enterprise partnerships were introduced by the coalition to replace regional development agencies
Labour would hand city and county regions that show they can deliver real economic leadership radical new powers and access to resources from Whitehall 'the like of which we have not seen in living memory', the party's leader Ed Miliband will say tod...
Strategic economic plans that have been drawn up by business-led local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) to access devolved Whitehall funding 'are not fit for strategic planning purpose', according to a senior Planning Officers' Society (POS) figure.
Senior figures from two local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) have warned that the planning system is acting as a brake on growth and that existing tools to speed the passage of development proposals are insufficient.
Business-led local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) have an 'informative role' to play in strategic planning, according to the Planning Inspectorate's (PINS) director of plans.
Three councils in Norfolk are considering plans to pool income from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) planning tariff to deliver infrastructure projects across their areas.
Regeneration campaigner and developer Jackie Sadek has been appointed as policy adviser to cities minister Greg Clark.
The potential role of business-led local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in driving growth through the planning system could be undermined by their 'unaccountable' governance structure, according to a report by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)...
Senior voices from business-led local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) will be offering insight on their role in drawing up sub-regional growth plans at the inaugural National Planning Summit next month.
The Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone has announced plans to increase its size by 70 hectares, with the addition of nine new sites.
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.
David Marlow : 'Is there a potential disconnect between Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in their leadership of local growth and development?' More
David Marlow : 'As Local Enterprise Partnerships, local authorities and partners finalise their strategic economic plan submissions to government, the need for step change in leadership and governance of local economic growth has never been more appa...
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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