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Inquiry status: Report and Government Response published.
The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee announced an inquiry looking into the Local Enterprise Partnerships and the Regional Growth Fund. In particular, the Committee examined how the proposed new structures would work, alongside issues such as distribution of funding, value for money, accountability, timing, transitional arrangements and required legislation. A Report on the Local Enterprise Partnerships was published on 26 April 2013.
Chair's comments on the publication of a Report on Local Enterprise Partnerships
View the Business Innovation and Skills Committee's ninth published report of the Local Enterprise Partnerships inquiry
View the Business Innovation and Skills Committee hear evidence from Rt Hon Michael Fallon into its inquiry into Progress on LEPs and the Regional Growth Fund
Witnesses include a panel of LEPs and a panel of bidders for RGF funding
On 12 June 2012, the Committee announced a short inquiry into progress with LEPs and the regional growth fund.
Extension of deadline for written submissions and change of date for oral evidence session
View the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee one-off evidence session with BIS ministers on progress with local enterprise partnerships and the Regional Growth Fund
Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:
Not all inquiries result in a Report
Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the Government.