Local Enterprise Partnership
Leicestershire County Council and its partners work together to ensure that Leicestershire retains a strong and diverse economy. Leicestershire County Council is a member of the newly-established Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership. Councillor Byron Rhodes, and Councillor Blake Pain, Cabinet Member represent Leicestershire County Council on the LLEP Board.
Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership
The Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) was formed in 2011 and comprises public, private and third sector partners to lead sustainable economic growth. The LLEP provides a great opportunity for local government, the business community and other partners to work together to lead economic development and regeneration activities to drive forward economic growth.The LLEP Board consists of public, private and voluntary sector members and is chaired by Andrew Bacon, a private sector Board Member, whose day job is Director of British Gas Community Energy. The Board determines the strategic priorities for the area and facilitates joint working between local and national partners to drive economic growth in Leicester and Leicestershire.
The LLEP aims to make Leicester and Leicestershire a destination of choice by promoting the area as a place to do business, work and live.Itwill provide strategic leadership to deliver sustainable economic growth, through investment, in enterprise, innovation, employment and skills and an infrastructure, including transport and housing.
For further details visit www.llep.org.uk/
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