Local Growth Deals - the figures #GrowthDeal

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Following our earlier blog post, we've now had a chance to analyse the data contained in each Growth Deal announcement and have summarised these below. EEF operates across 5 broad regions in England.

Across all Local Growth Deals the following has been announced:

  • £11.859bn in total new investment from 2015/16 to 2020/21 (£6.33bn from the Local Growth Fund*, £5.529bn from local and private sector partners)
  • £1.673bn in provisional funding for projects starting from 2016 onwards
  • 288,000 jobs to be created or safeguarded
  • 158,900 new homes to be built**

The charts below show how the figures above are broken down

Top 3 LEP allocations from the Local Growth Fund*

  1. Leeds City Region
  2. Greater Manchester
  3. South East

Top 3 LEP allocations for 2016/17 onwards provisional funding

  1. Greater Birmingham and Solihull
  2. Greater Manchester
  3. South East

Top 3 LEPs for estimated new/safeguarded jobs

  1. South East
  2. Dorset
  3. Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Top 3 LEPs for local/private partner match funding

  1. Dorset
  2. Sheffield City Region
  3. Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Top 3 LEPs for just 2015/16 allocations from the Local Growth Fund

  1. London
  2. West of England
  3. Greater Manchester

*includes a 2015/16 Local Growth Fund award, previously committed funding and provisional allocations for projects starting from 2016 onwards**4 Local Growth Deals did not include a figure for new homes to be built

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