Cities and Local Growth inquiry

ASCL welcomes this timely inquiry.

Our concern is with the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), specifically as they interact with education and training.

LEPs are struggling to do a valuable job, and deserve credit for some successes. They are on the whole very lean organisations.

However, they are very variable in format and quality around the country, with some commanding considerable respect in their locality whilst others are almost invisible or the subject of suspicion.

Read the full response here.