Month: September 2020

SEEC reacts to the Prime Minister’s skills speech

The Chairman of South East England Councils (SEEC) has reacted to the Prime Minister’s skills speech, Councillor Roy Perry said: “An essential component of the UK’s economic recovery from Covid-19 will be ensuring that businesses have a sufficient supply of suitably skilled workers, and are able to adapt to changing demands. The Prime Minister rightly …

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SEEC reacts to Chancellors Winter Recovery Plan

The Chairman of South East England Councils (SEEC) has reacted to the Chancellor’s additional financial support measures to help mitigate the impact of further restrictions brought about by an increase in Covid-19 cases. Cllr Roy Perry said: “With the furlough scheme expiring and unemployment expected to rise, we welcome the new intervention from the Chancellor, …

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SEEC says talk to us Prime Minister!

Reacting to the Prime Minister’s announcement of enhanced measures to contain and counter the spread of Covid-19, South East England Councils (SEEC) has urged an enhanced dialogue with Councils across the South East region. Chairman of SEEC, Councillor Roy Perry said: “Understandably, based on the best advice, the Prime Minister has announced additional measures to …

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SEEC Response to the BEIS Select Committee’s ‘Levelling-up’ sub-inquiry

South East England Councils response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee’s (BEIS) ‘Levelling-Up’ sub-inquiry   Post-pandemic economic growth: Levelling up – local and regional structures and the delivery of economic growth sub-inquiry  “The ambition to level-up economic growth across the country is commendable and supported, but not at the price of holding back …

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