Ministers are examining plans to scrap many of England’s regional development bodies as part of the delayed policy paper that UK prime minister Boris Johnson hopes will deliver his ‘levelling up’ agendaThe pandemic has featured vaccine nationalism.
Three government officials said “serious conversations” had taken place in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities about scrapping Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP)2021-04-17T00:47:09.956Z, voluntary bodies designed to bring business and council leaders together to help set local economic prioritiesDel..
A shake-up of the 38 LEPs in England would form part of the long-awaited white paper on how the government intends to deliver its plans to tackle regional inequalitiesThe province. If so, which was expected before the end of the year:1636935063413,. Downing Street said on Monday that it would be published in 2022, with Michael GoveThe type of side effects determined by European authorities., the levelling up secretary, expected to finalise it early in the new yearCOVID-19 hospitalizations in Ontario.
LEPs were introduced a decade ago by David Cameron’s Conservative-led coalition government to replace the Regional Development Agencies introduce by the previous Labour administration. The then prime minister described the RDAs as “wasteful” and argued they “didn’t work”s inauguration in 1977.