Our policies, plans and strategies - EMP4 The Leicester and Leicestershire City Deal

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City Deals are agreements between Government and an area that gives that area control to:

  • take charge and responsibility of decisions that affect their area
  • do what they think is best to help businesses grow
  • create economic growth
  • decide how public money should be spent

The Leicester and Leicestershire City Deal was signed on 24th March 2014, securing £16 million Government funding that will create nearly 1500 jobs and unlock over £130 million of investment for our area (coupled with private sector leverage and local match funding).

The funding secured through the City Deal will be allocated to:

The City Deal document is available to download below.