Local Enterprise Partnerships/Regional Growth Fund
Decision Maker: Cabinet,
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
A report by the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Services presented the Cabinet with an updated position on the establishment of Local Enterprise Partnerships. Members were asked to note the changes taking place nationally, including the abolition of the Regional Development Agencies, the introduction of a Regional Growth Fund and the impact of this on the Liverpool City Region. A suggested consultation response to the Regional Growth Fund was attached to the report.
Councillor Jeff Green placed on record his thanks for the work officers had undertaken to progress this important initiative.
(1) Wirral’s decision to be part of a Liverpool City Region submission to Government to become an LEP be formally endorsed;
(2) the consultation response be agreed;
(3) officers be authorised to work on the actions outlined within the report; and
(4) officers be thanked for their hard work in helping to establish the Local Enterprise Partnerships.
Publication date: 13/09/2010
Date of decision: 02/09/2010
Decided at meeting: 02/09/2010 - Cabinet
Effective from: 18/09/2010