Our Local Industrial Strategy was published in November 2020. This high level strategy is complemented by our Plan to Build Back Better, which brings our COVID-19 response into the LIS with the aim to create a more resilient, stronger and more prosperous areas.

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The Progress Statements and Command Paper are published in our Understanding Our Economy section, along with the evidence base being referenced to shape a robust strategy. The LIS is strongly informed by The Heart of the South West Productivity Strategy – Stepping Up to the Challenge – published in spring 2018, and the  Prospectus #LivingBetter, launched at the Annual Conference in 2018,  which outlines the six key opportunities that have been developed in the area: Nuclear, Marine, Photonics, Big Data, High Value Tourism and Food, Farming and Fishing.

Local Industrial Strategy