Inquiry launched into how LEPs are performing
Individuals and businesses are being asked to give their views on how well Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) have performed so far in promoting local growth and creating jobs.
The call for evidence is part of a new inquiry into the effectiveness of LEPs launched by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Local Growth, LEPs and Enterprise Zones, which was formed in October 2011.
To be included in the inquiry, evidence needs to be submitted by 1 August 2012. Key issues to be addressed include:
- What’s working well to support LEPs?
- What’s not working well to support LEPs?
- Why are some LEPs developing quicker than others and what are the consequences for this in terms of both local and national economic growth and job creation?
- How effective has the use of public money been to date?
- What are the views of business as to the effectiveness of LEPs?
- How effective is, and has been, the role ofWhitehallin supporting LEPs and Enterprise Zones and enabling successful economic growth.
- What lessons are there moving forward?
Read more about the inquiry and guidelines for submitting a response.
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