Economic strategy

Our vision is for West Yorkshire to be recognised globally as a great place with a strong, successful economy where everyone can build great businesses, careers and lives, supported by a superb environment and world-class infrastructure.

Our vision is for West Yorkshire to be recognised globally as a great place with a strong, successful economy where everyone can build great businesses, careers and lives, supported by a superb environment and world-class infrastructure.

We have created a long-term Strategic Economic Framework that sets out our ambitious vision for the ongoing transformation of West Yorkshire and establishes our investment and decision-making priorities for how we will achieve this.

Over the course of the next decade, it will ensure that our vision for West Yorkshire becomes a reality for more and more people.  

Our economic priorities and how we will achieve them  

Our five priorities underpin everything that our Strategic Economic Framework aims to achieve:

Strategic Economic Framework

The Strategic Economic Framework sets out our ambitious vision for the ongoing transformation of West Yorkshire and establishes our investment and decision-making priorities for how we will achieve this.