“Where next for LEPs?” – new report by Smith Institute & RSA 11 June 2013.

Against the backdrop of low growth and prolonged austerity
the LEPs face a formidable challenge, especially in places where
structural unemployment is already a problem. However, as
the perspectives in this monograph demonstrate the 39 LEPs,
although arguably still in their infancy, are working hard to find
local solutions which draw in extra investment and utilise local
skills and expertise…….

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