The West Yorkshire Economic Recovery Board brings together local authority leadership, public partners, trade unions and the private and third sectors to develop robust plans for the region’s economic recovery and to help build an inclusive and sustainable economy for the future.You can find its terms of reference here.
It has produced a draft plan setting out actions for a locally-led recovery that builds on the region’s strengths and puts in place measures to support jobs. The draft plan was endorsed by the Combined Authority at its meeting on 4 September. As an evolving document, the draft plan has the scope to be updated to reflect the changing situation.
"Coordinated, local leadership will be vital to ensure that West Yorkshire emerges stronger from this crisis. By harnessing our collective resources and expertise, we can rebuild a stronger, fairer, more sustainable future for our people, businesses and communities"
West Yorkshire leaders
The Board’s vision for recovery is to grow a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable economy with more productive businesses, better levels of skills and entrepreneurialism, less inequality, and better environmental sustainability:
- A recovery that produces resilient and thriving businesses, boosted by innovation, high skills and entrepreneurialism
- A clean growth recovery that grasps the opportunity to deliver sustainability across all our places
- A recovery that delivers inclusive growth and a decent standard of living, where good work and well-being allow as many as possible to contribute to, and benefit from the region’s economy.