Research & publications

As part of our work to transform the Leeds City Region economy we carry out regular economic research and intelligence-gathering to ensure our strategies and investment decisions address the real needs of the City Region economy. Use the filter to search publications by different areas of work.

Research & Publications

Featured Publications

Leeds City Region Labour Market Analysis Summary 2016/2017

Updated on 14/11/2016

Our summary report on the Leeds City Region labour market, its advantages and challenges.

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Growth Deal 3 Bid - July 2016

Updated on 29/07/2016

Our third bid for funding from the Government's Growth Deal funding programme to continue to boost jobs and transform the Leeds City Region economy.

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Strategic Economic Plan - May 2016

Updated on 24/05/2016

Our plan to transform the economy and create thousands of extra jobs over the next 20 years.

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West Yorkshire Local Aggregates Assessment Supplementary Paper (Magnesium Limestone) 2016

Updated on 13/03/2017

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West Yorkshire Local Aggregates Assessment (2016)

Updated on 13/03/2017

Annual Local Aggregate Assessments (LAA) designed to provide evidence to support both the Minerals Industry and Mineral Planning Authorities in planning for the future provision of aggregates.

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Leeds City Region Assurance Framework

Updated on 28/02/2017

Our Assurance Framework governs all funding decisions flowing through the LEP and West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It helps us take investment decisions in a robust and transparent way, and ensures we are accountable to government and the public for our spending.

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Leeds City Region Housing Market Areas

Updated on 20/01/2017

A study to inform future plan making in the City Region, emerging City Region wide strategies and policy frameworks.

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Strategic Employment Land Review for the Leeds City Region

Updated on 20/01/2017

A study to provide a strategic overview of the demand for, and supply of employment land across the City Region.

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Leeds City Region Flood Review Report

Updated on 22/12/2016

A review of the economic impact of the 2015 Boxing Day floods alongside 19 key strategic recommendations for future flood defence.

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Latest News

Best in class SMEs invited to become export champions
24th April 2017

Best in class SMEs invited to become export champions

Business owners in Leeds City Region are being urged to apply for an exciting national export support programme, CommonwealthFirst delivered in par...

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