Published: 19th Jun 2020

Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has established a youth board to help deliver an ambitious post-COVID vision for the region. The seven-strong board will agree its priorities over the coming weeks, focusing on major challenge areas that will influence how successfully our region creates opportunities for future generations. High on the agenda will be current challenges such as COVID-19 recovery as well as longer-term issues such as tackling the challenges of climate change on our local environment; how we can develop an economy that everyone can benefit from; and creating career opportunity and high-quality jobs. ‘Our economy is facing one of the most challenging on record, so it’s absolutely vital the voices of our younger people are both heard and contribute to planning what post Covid-19 looks like for our region,’ said LEP chair, Clare Hayward. ‘The LEP board has a vision to be the UK’s healthiest, most sustainable, inclusive and growing economy – global challenges, not just local – … (To read the full article, subscribe below)