Midlands Engine Strategy

March 9 2017   | Region: East Midlands, West Midlands

Midlands Engine Strategy

Following on from Wednesday’s Budget the Department for Communities and Local Government has released details for the Midlands Engine Strategy.

The strategy sets out plans for investment in skills, connectivity and local growth, building on plans set out in the Industrial Strategy.

Details include:    
•    £392 million investment in the Midlands from the Local Growth Fund.
•    Invest £20 million in a flagship Midlands Skills Challenge to improve employment prospects for people living and working in the region.
•    An additional £4 million to support the operation of the Midlands Engine Partnership over the next two years.

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