New local enterprise partnership elects chairman at first meetingA partnership of business, education and public sector leaders which will aim to develop a strong local economy for Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent held its inaugural meeting yesterday and elected its chairman.
Staffordshire MPs have welcomed the Government’s decision to back the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) proposal in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. Cannock Chase MP Aidan Burley and Jeremy Lefroy Members of Parliament for Stafford constituency believe the new LEP will provide strategic leadership and set out local economic priorities. LEPs will play a pivotal role in delivering the Government’s aim for an economy rebalanced towards the private sector.
As figures release by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show the UK economy grew faster than expected during the third quarter of this year, Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has secured a debate in the House of Commons on policies for growth.In a pitch to the Backbench Business Committee – which controls the agenda for the House of Commons on non-government days – Mr Lefroy joined forces with John Redwood MP and Brian Binley MP to secure the debate.
Stafford MP, Jeremy Lefroy, has urged business and charities in Stafford constituency to come forward with ideas to cut red tape as part of a new Government new task force looking at to reduce bureaucracy.
Jeremy Lefroy, Member of Parliament for Stafford constituency, has welcomed the promise by Chancellor, George Osborne, to meet the UN Target of spending 0.7% of GDP on International Development by 2013.
Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has congratulated the Town Centre Partnership on their first birthday. The scheme, which many residents will recognise through the “Enjoy Card”, brings businesses in Stafford together to boost the local economy.
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