Governance, funding and transparency

We are committed to the highest standards of openness and public accountability and have taken steps to ensure all of our decision-making and spending is as transparent as possible.

We are committed to the highest standards of openness and public accountability and have taken steps to ensure all of our decision-making and spending is as transparent as possible.

On this page, you’ll find more information on our governance, how we're funded, where we spend it and the policies and procedures by which we take decisions

We welcome your feedback on ways we can be even more open and transparent. If you would like to see something that isn’t here or if you have an idea about ways we can be more transparent, please get in touch.

  1. Governance

    We are committed to upholding the highest standards of governance and conducting activities with the principles of openness and transparency.

    Read more about Governance
  2. Our board

    The LEP board brings together business and council leaders to oversee and make strategic decisions related to our Strategic Economic Plan

    Read more about Our board
  3. Advisory panels and groups

    These panels and groups bring together private sector experts and leaders from business and the public sector to advise our LEP Board and drive progress forward across our key areas of work

    Read more about Advisory panels and groups
  4. West Yorkshire Combined Authority

    All our decisions are also subject to approval at public meetings of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to ensure that all of our actions are publicly accountable. Financial information can be found on the Combined Authority site.

    Read more about West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  5. Growth deal funded projects

    We work in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined authority to fund and support projects around the region, primarily via the £1 billion LEP Growth Deal – the largest such settlement of any local enterprise partnership area in the country.

    Read more about Growth deal funded projects
  6. Grants for business

    Find out about the grants that are available to businesses through the LEP and see the businesses that we’ve supported through these programmes

    Read more about Grants for business
  7. European funding

    The Leeds City Region has been notionally allocated £338 million of funding from the European Union to support business growth and create jobs for people in the region over the next seven to ten years.

    Read more about European funding
  8. LEP Question Time

    Businesses and members of the public were invited to submit questions to the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) Board at the LEP Annual General Meeting on 6 June 2019.

    Read more about LEP Question Time