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Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Original name: 
Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership
12 Princes Parade
L3 1BG Liverpool
United Kingdom

The Liverpool City Region LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) is a private sector led Board with political leaders representing the six local authority areas of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral.


The LEP's core activities revolve around:

  • Strategic Economic Development – contributing to the development of spatial planning, housing, transport, infrastructure, education and training policies; 
  • Business Growth - assisting existing businesses to grow and increase productivity, promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, and advising and assisting businesses regarding available funds and additional indigenous investment;
  • Key Growth Sectors – supporting the development of key growth sectors: Knowledge Economy; Visitor Economy; Low Carbon; SuperPort.

A further 10 additional actions to support these step changes have also been agreed. These include: Business Support; Innovation; Entrepreneurship; Marketing; Inward Investment; Lobbying & Communications; Skills; Funding; and Major Projects.