B78: LEP of faith?

23rd September 2010.

The bids are in – but huge questions remain unresolved about Local Economic Partnerships and the new Regional Growth Fund, writes Richard Muscat.

The summer has seen a flurry of activity in economic development circles around the country as bids were put together to form LEPs – the replacement for Regional Development Agencies. This Bulletin explains the process and outlines CLES’s findings so far about the challenges facing LEPs.