Budget 2012: Growing places millions for LEPs

LOCAL enterprise partnerships in the North West were today promised an extra £31m to unlock development in the region.

Chancellor George Osborne announced the extra investment from the Growing Places Fund as part of a package of measures aimed at stimulating growth.

The Growing Places fund is aimed at removing barriers to regional growth by helping to fund developments such as new access roads or energy infrastructure.

Setting out his ambition to make the UK "the best place in Europe to start, finance and ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...