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D2N2 Strategy for Growth and Publications

REFRESH OF THE D2N2 STRATEGIC ECONOMIC PLAN

The D2N2 LEP is refreshing its Strategic Economic Plan. The current D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan, published in 2014, sets a target to create 55,000 new private sector jobs by 2023, in response to the key challenge to ‘rebalance’ the local economy.  Since then, the annual D2N2 State of the Economy reports have shown that we have made positive progress towards that target but productivity performance in D2N2 remains below the national average and inclusion challenges remain.

To support the review D2N2 LEP is currently gathering an evidence base on the local economy to inform the review of our Strategic Economic Plan particular in the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the local economy. If you have evidence to share or views to express on the strategic issues for the D2N2 economy, please email matthew.wheatley@d2n2lep.org.

CONSULTATION

Later in October and November, D2N2 LEP will be undertaking formal consultation to inform the refresh of the SEP. Opportunities to have your say will be detailed here.

Current Strategic Economic Plan

 

D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan

D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan

See our Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) here

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SEP Executive Summary here

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Download the D2N2 SEP Implementation Plan

 

Strategic Economic Plan: Background

In March, 2014, the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership submitted to Government an ambitious plan to deliver a £2.4billion business investment programme across its area of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, to create 55,000 jobs by 2023. This Strategic Economic Plan final submission followed Government feedback, and consultation with businesses and other stakeholders. Read more about the consultation process at the time by clicking HERE.

This detailed document built on the initial strategy - D2N2, the UK’s Most Inspirational Postcode – launched in July 2013, and made a compelling case to devolve Government funding from the Single Local Growth Fund - which had been allocated £10billion over five years between the then 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships across England – to the D2N2 area; to deliver its ambitious plans for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Funding received would be combined with public and private sector local investment, and the 250million Euros of European Union funding previously allocated to D2N2 (for 2014 to 2020). This would drive the plans forward; creating tens of thousands of jobs, raising skills, and supporting companies' growth and prosperity.

Download the full D2N2 Strategy for Growth 2013-2023 here

2017 Publications

 

D2N2 Annual Review 2016/17

D2N2 Annual Review 2017 Cover

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D2N2 Response to Government's Industrial Strategy

D2N2 Response to Government's Industrial Strategy

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Click here to view Government's Industrial Strategy Green Paper

 

D2N2 State of the Economy 2016/17 (Summary Report)

D2N2-SofE-summary-2016-17-cover

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D2N2 State of the Economy 2016/17 (Full Report)

2016-17 State of the Economy full report final

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2016 Publications

 

State of the D2N2 Economy 2015/16

Full report

D2N2 State of the Economy report 2016 - Final Page 01

D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan Impact Report - 2013-2016

D2N2-SEP-Impact-Report-Updated  

To see the impact that D2N2 is having on its economy, click here.

2014/15 Publications