We’re committed to ensuring your voice is heard in your region, and that real, practical change can be driven to boost productivity and prosperity. To do this, the CBI sits on business groups across Mayoral Combined Authorities (MCAs) and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) who are working on economic recovery and creating thriving regions in which businesses can invest.
In this monthly update, you’ll find insights from these MCAs and LEPs, with a specific focus on how to kick start demand and unleash competitiveness on people and skills for growth and how to build back better for a more sustainable future. Discover a region-by-region breakdown of latest developments and understand how you can get involved.
- Several Councils have written to the Communities Secretary expressing interest in a county devolution deal following the PM’s levelling up speech and forthcoming white paper. These include Hampshire, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Southampton, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council.
- The council leaders of Nottingham County Council, Derbyshire County Council, Derby City Council and Nottingham City Council