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 the Covid-19 response and the longer-term economic recovery.
In this monthly update, you’ll find insights from these MCAs and LEPs, with a specific focus on jobs and skills for young people, how to build back better for a more sustainable future and kick start demand and unleash competitiveness. Discover a region-by-region breakdown of latest developments and understand how you can get involved.
- West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has called for the government to devolve further powers to the combined authority. He argues that allowing local powers on transport, housing and funding will help drive West Midlands’ recovery.
- Concerns have been raised about the underspend for sma