The scheme is expected to create 300 construction jobs and another 452 jobs when complete.
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'We’re rewriting the rule book, using powers and resources secured from Westminster, to invest in our people, our businesses and our towns and high streets.'
‘It’s yet again proof that this government’s actions are levelling South Yorkshire down.'
The Towns and Villages Improvement Fund is part of the local authority's 2021/22 budget, which goes before full council next week.
'We welcome Homes England’s involvement in seeking to bring forward and unlock these stalled sites.'
‘It is a testament to the ambition of businesses and residents in the Morley area to present a series of proposals that builds brightly on the town's history.'
‘Today represents a historic moment for West Yorkshire as we deliver a deal giving significant new powers and over a billion pounds of new funding to the region.'
The plan aims to boost the regional economy by £7.6bn GVA by 2041, raise wages by over £1,500 for the lowest paid, and help establish a net-zero carbon economy.
‘The site isn’t your typical new homes development, it is part of a wider regeneration project in East Leeds.'
‘TfN has played an essential role as a strategic coordinating body and a champion to make sure this crisis is addressed with the urgency which it deserves.'