York and North Yorkshire is ambitious, and as the Local Enterprise Partnership we are committed to ensuring the region capitalises on new opportunities as we bounce back from the impact of COVID-19.
We will work with the UK government and local stakeholders to ensure that York and North Yorkshire is benefitting from the Build Back Better policies to reach our full potential as a Greener, Fairer, and Stronger economy for all. Underpinning our ambitions is the vision to become England’s first carbon negative region, capitalising on our unique capabilities within our natural capital, innovation assets, and major industrial investment.
We have worked closely with local partners to develop the devolution proposals for York and North Yorkshire, and have invested heavily in feasibility studies to ensure we retain a strong pipeline of proposals. Alongside this, we have collaborated to develop ambitious future plans directly delivering on the UK government strategic objectives. These include: