Angela Rayner and Tracy Brabin at UKREiiF

Major investment opportunities

The Mayor of West Yorkshire has been outlining the opportunities on offer for the region, as the second day of the UKREiiF conference begins.

Offering opportunities for many, including those across local government and the wider public sector, to connect with investors and suppliers, the event is being hosted in Leeds for the third consecutive year. The Mayor opened the event alongside Investment Minister Lord Dominic Johnson.

Regional leaders come together at UKREiiF

West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin said:

“With booming cities, bustling towns and beautiful countryside, businesses are flocking to West Yorkshire for our work-life balance, and staying for the promise of greater public investment in transport and skills.

“Alongside our local authority partners, we’ll be showcasing the very best our region has to offer, attracting inward investment and driving economic growth and regeneration.

“The decisions and partnerships we make over the next three days will have a real, tangible impact on the lives of everyone in the region, as we work to build a stronger, brighter West Yorkshire.”

Some of the major topics that will be up for discussion at the event include housing, regeneration, and net zero, whilst Mayors, government ministers, and council leaders are all at hand to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing their communities.

Public Sector Executive have been in attendance at the event, with further news and updates to come as they break.

 

Image credit: UKREiiF

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