Message from James Farrer:
Our LEP Board made the decision to comply with the Government guidelines around LEP geographies as laid out in the 2018 white paper, ‘Strengthening Local Enterprise Partnerships’. The Government guidelines state that LEPs will not retain any overlapping boundaries with other LEPs. With Humber LEP and Leeds City Region LEP also agreeing to meet with these guidelines, the new geographic footprint of the LEP will be York and North Yorkshire.
From 1 April 2020, the York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership will become the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership.