Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity
The aim of the session was to explore the role of the private and public sector in addressing inter and intra-regional inequalities and consider the shift towards sustainable and inclusive models of prosperity.
South Kesteven District Council: Customising COVID-19 ARG funding to support business growth, diversification & resilience
South Kesteven District Council allocated £1.2m of it’s Central Government ARG COVID-19 Grant Allocation to create a grant scheme based around supporting new and existing businesses to diversify and enable them to be more resilient in the future.
Bristol City Council set up a programme to tackle youth crime and exploitation in a partnership between the council, police, schools and voluntary sector which provides a range of support to vulnerable children.
Together, the Council and the voluntary and community sector delivered services that were critical to the wellbeing of homeless households during the Covid19 pandemic, and which met a wider range of need than accommodation alone.