What Are Local Enterprise Partnerships?

Local Enterprise Partnerships are locally-owned partnerships between local authorities and businesses. They play a central role in deciding local economic priorities and undertaking activities to drive economic growth and create local jobs. 

A Map of each Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in England

  1. Black Country
  2. Buckinghamshire Thames Valley
  3. Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
  4. Cheshire & Warrington
  5. Coast to Capital
  6. Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
  7. Coventry and Warwickshire
  8. Cumbria
  9. Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  10. Dorset
  11. Enterprise M3
  12. GFirst
  13. Greater Birmingham & Solihull
  14. Greater Lincolnshire
  15. Greater Manchester
  16. Heart of the South West
  17. Hertfordshire
  18. Humber
  19. Lancashire
  20. Leeds City Region
  21. Leicester & Leicestershire
  22. Liverpool City Region
  23. London
  24. New Anglia
  25. North East
  26. Oxfordshire
  27. Sheffield City Region
  28. Solent
  29. South East
  30. South East Midlands
  31. Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire
  32. Swindon and Wiltshire
  33. Tees Valley
  34. Thames Valley Berkshire
  35. The Marches
  36. West of England
  37. Worcestershire
  38. York, North Yorkshire and East Riding

Courtesy of the Lep Network

Detailed information regarding the role of LEPs, their activities and additional aspects, such as the £1.4bn Regional Growth Fund, are covered in the White Paper, available in downloadable format.