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Boosting economic growth for the Liverpool City Region is at the heart of everything we do

By growing our economy, we can benefit each and every person who lives and works within it. And by investing in our people and our communities, we can build a fairer, more inclusive city region, which works for everyone.

Boosting economic growth for the Liverpool City Region is at the heart of everything we do

By growing our economy, we can benefit each and every person who lives and works within it. And by investing in our people and our communities, we can build a fairer, more inclusive city region, which works for everyone.

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Investment Fund

Helping further transform the city region’s economy, creating high-quality jobs and boosting living standards for local people.

 

"We must ensure that everyone benefits from the prosperity that our economy produces."

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Growing the Liverpool City Region Economy

Our devolution deal means that we are taking control of the important decisions that matter to our city region and can invest our money in the things that will bring the biggest benefits locally. With the simple aim of becoming a truly global city region, this means we can make the Liverpool City Region the best possible place to live, work, play and grow old.

But we are not just thinking long term. We are delivering real benefits for real people, right now.

On top of our £900 million devolution deal, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has secured more than half a billion pounds in additional funding from government, including:

  • £173 million in Transforming Cities Funding which we are using to modernise and improve the way we travel in and around the city region.
  • £8 million in extra funding to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping.
  • A share of £300 million to connect Liverpool to the HS2 network, which will also link in to Crossrail for the North.

The investments that we’ve already made in our first three years will deliver 9,000 jobs and 5,500 apprenticeships for local people.

Funding

Businesses and stakeholders in the Liverpool City Region can benefit from a series of targeted funds and business support programmes which will support growth and expansion.

We are committed to supporting our businesses, large and small, with a range of programmes which are designed to provide funding and support where it’s most needed and where it will have a positive benefit for city region as a whole.

Some of our funds will support major region-wide investment priorities such as the creation of an ultra-fast broadband network while others will create training and development opportunities for our young people and support our powerhouse of SMEs.

Our vision is to create a thriving city region where everybody can share in a new prosperous future.

Follow the links below to discover more.


Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

The Combined Authority works closely with the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership to deliver the Growth Strategy for the City Region. The LEP provides strategic advice and guidance on economic development priorities while the Combined Authority brings democratic accountability and oversight for the City Region.


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