Strategic Economic Plan 2016-30

Date: 23 Jun 2017

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The GBSLEP Board is pleased to present our Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) 2016-2030.

The SEP sets out our vision and strategy for delivering smarter, more sustainable and more inclusive growth for the benefit of our area, the wider West Midlands region and the UK as a whole.

Our SEP sets out how we will work together and with our partners to deliver economic growth throughout Greater Birmingham & Solihull, and in doing so, raise the quality of life for all our residents, visitors and businesses.

It sets out our ambition to become a top global city region by 2030 as well as the major driver of the UK economy outside of London. To do so, it focuses on the following strategic priorities:

This Plan has been developed in consultation with a wide range of stakeholders and partners on whom its successful delivery will depend.

Thank you to those who shared their thoughts and views during our consultation period, which ran from 29 July to 9 September 2016. Our response to the feedback received is available here.

The development of this ambitious Plan has been underpinned by a robust evidence base, available here.

The LEP Board is now focused on developing the implementation plan, which will provide the roadmap for realising the ambitions in the SEP.