Archive: January, 2016

January 2016 Board Update

Posted by lepadmin - January 29, 2016 - Board Meeting Round-ups

Our January Board meeting focused on how we are refreshing our plans and aligning them with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the wider Midlands Engine and our renewed focus on skills. It’s acknowledged that there’s a real skills challenge in this part of the world and that whilst we are improving our skills […]

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£1m Growth and Housing Fund launched

Posted by lepadmin - January 29, 2016 - Newsroom

Highways England has launched its new Growth and Housing Fund. £100m will be invested nationally over the life of this Parliament to mobilise housing and employment sites currently stalled due to a need to make improvements to the strategic roads network. The fund is aimed at bridging the gap in key road projects that are ready […]

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January 2016

Posted by lepadmin - January 29, 2016 - Blog

Our Chair, Andy Street reflects on the successes of 2015 and the challenges and opportunities ahead in 2016. “For certain the global economy has started 2016 in a much more uncertain way than I suspect any of us could have anticipated.  Against that background it is even more important to reflect on the strong foundations […]

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