Local Enterprise Partnerships: census findings

This publication presents the results of our census of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). The census was conducted as part of our report Local Enterprise Partnerships, published in March 2016.

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Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)  were established in 2010 as public-public sector partnerships. There are 39 LEPs across England, each designed to represent a functional economic area with a broad objective of encouraging economic growth in their area.

This publication summarises the quantitative and qualitative responses of LEPs to a census we conducted as part of our report Local Enterprise Partnerships.