Dan Peters 06 September 2018

LEPs told to improve ahead of EU funding changes

LEPs told to improve ahead of EU funding changes image

Fresh concerns have emerged about local enterprise partnerships (LEP) as the Government considers whether to use them to funnel UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) cash.

In information submitted to the Public Accounts Committee, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), Melanie Dawes, reported that a series of checks had found ‘significant areas for improvement’.

Ms Dawes wrote: ‘The annual conversations highlighted that some LEPs could improve management of their expenditure.

'For example, some LEPs have significantly low levels of expenditure and had struggled to manage multiple budgets.

Visit The MJ to read more on this story (£).

Open for business image

Open for business

Andrew Knowles and Leena Gillespie explain how local authorities can reshape the future of Britain’s challenged high street.
SIGN UP
For your free daily news bulletin
Highways jobs

Project Engineer

Via
Competitive Salary
Via currently has fantastic permanent and fixed-term opportunities to join our Major Projects & Improvements Team as a Project Engineer Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recuriter: Via

Lead Project Manager

Via
Competitive Salary
Via currently has a fantastic opportunity to join our Major Projects & Improvements Team as a Lead Project Manager Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recuriter: Via

Highway Improvements Officer

Via
Competitive Salary
Via currently has fantastic opportunity to join our Major Projects and Improvements Team. Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recuriter: Via

Family Worker (Link Role) - Family Solutions - Harlow

Essex County Council
Negotiable
Family Solutions is an Early Help service in Essex working holistically with disadvantage families, with multiple difficulties to enable them to make England, Essex, Harlow
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Park Ranger

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£21.591 - £21.981
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of staff responsible for the security, cleanliness and general maintenance and... Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recuriter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Public Property

Latest issue - Public Property News

This issue of Public Property examines how how flexible workspaces can lead the way in regeneration for local authorities, Why local authority intervention is key to successful urban regeneration schemes and if the Government’s challenge of embracing beauty is an opportunity for communities.

The March issue also takes a closer look at Blackburn with Darwen Council's first digital health hub to help people gain control over health and care services.

Register for your free digital issue