Category: Heseltine Review

GBSLEP response to Comprehensive Spending Review

Posted by lepadmin - June 26, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

Speaking following today’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer – in which £10 billion was allocated to the Single Local Growth Fund over five years, alongside existing £5 billion of ERDF – Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership said: “In the context of the sums …

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GBSLEP Chair responds to BIS report

Posted by lepadmin - April 26, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Chair, Andy Street, in response to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee report into Local Enterprise Partnerships, said: “The report recognises the importance of LEPs as drivers of economic growth and this shows the confidence that organisations like the GBSLEP have had to earn. “We …

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GBSLEP Blog – Sir Albert Bore (March 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - March 27, 2013 - Blog, Heseltine Review

Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council. The ongoing campaign by local business and political leaders to secure a greater say in the power and resources available to us to drive economic growth reached an important milestone last week. In his budget, the chancellor agreed to 81 of the 89 recommendations made by Lord …

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GBSLEP Chair welcomes Government response to Heseltine proposals

Posted by lepadmin - March 18, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

GBSLEP Chair Andy Street has welcomed the Government’s response to Lord Heseltine’s report ‘No Stone Unturned’. The response from Government follows the presentation by Lord Heseltine of his report with GBSLEP ‘The Greater Birmingham Project – The Path To Growth’. Andy Street, GBSLEP Chair, said: “The GBSLEP welcomes Government’s acceptance of the majority of Lord …

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Lord Heseltine presents vision for accelerated regional economic growth in Greater Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - March 15, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

A report has been presented to the Chancellor showcasing how the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership would accelerate growth in the city region by using powers outlined in Lord Heseltine’s document ‘No Stone Unturned’. ‘The Greater Birmingham Project: The Path To Local Growth’ is the result of work by Lord Heseltine and stakeholders …

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Greater Birmingham Project launched by Lord Heseltine

Posted by lepadmin - January 4, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

A three-month project which will seek to establish ways to place Local Enterprise Partnerships at the heart of driving economic development through enhanced powers, has been launched in Greater Birmingham. The Greater Birmingham Project will see partners involved in economic development in Greater Birmingham develop a business plan which will focus on the wealth creation …

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GBSLEP response to Lord Heseltine’s review

Posted by lepadmin - October 31, 2012 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

Speaking in response to the publication of Lord Heseltine’s report ‘No Stone Unturned’ Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “The debate about the future of the economic development is one we warmly welcome and it is appropriate that the discussion is being kicked off in Birmingham as we …

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