Call for growth deal to cover funding gap

By Dan Peters | 16 March 2020

A £3bn growth deal is needed to avoid a gap in the delivery of capital projects while the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) is introduced, the organisation representing local enterprise partnerships (LEP) has said.

The LEP Network called for a two-year extension to the local growth fund to cover 2021/22 and 2022/23.

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