Issue details

Transfer of Local Enterprise Partnership Functions

On 4th August, government confirmed that LEP functions (namely business representation, strategic economic planning, and responsibility for the delivery of government programmes where directed) will be transferred to local authorities. This paper is to authorise the Transition Agreement between SWLEP, SBC and WC

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 19 Mar 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Richard Clewer, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Military-Civilian Integration, Health and Wellbeing, Economic Development, Heritage, Arts, and Tourism

Lead director: Parvis Khansari (Corporate Director - Place)

Department: Place

Contact: Victoria Moloney Email:

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  • Transfer of Local Enterprise Partnership Functions