Working together
for the North

The NP11 is the business-led voice for the North that brings together the 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) from across the North of England.

About the NP11

The NP11 is a partnership between the public and private sectors and with Government that aims to drive prosperity and improve lives. It is investment focused, partnership driven, and business led.

The NP11 Members Manifesto for the North

Our Priorities

Workers and a crane at the Port of Tyne
For the North to achieve its full economic potential, it needs to deliver a step-change in trade and investment activity. This will require a new way of working and fresh investment to drive long-term pan-Northern trade and investment objectives.
Trade & Investment
Offshore Windfarm, Walney
The North is at the forefront of the UK’s response to the growing climate emergency – transforming our significant energy assets to drive clean growth revolution for the benefit of the environment, our people and the UK economy.
Clean Growth
A66, Teesside
Every part of the North should be able to access a good quality employment opportunity within 45 minutes, as highlighted in our Manifesto for the North.
Connectivity
Scientist working in laboratory
The North has strength in cutting-edge industries and world leading research institutions, and greater cross-sector collaboration will help close the productivity gap.
Innovation
Freightliner locomotive
Building and strengthening the UK’s supply chains is a priority of the Government’s Industrial Strategy, and the North has an opportunity to develop its competitive advantage.
Supply Chains
York Minster Cathedral
The North of England offers an outstanding quality of life which attracts investors, businesses and visitors from around the world.
Placemaking
Hitachi Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

Live, Work and Invest

Home to 15.3 million people and 1.1 million businesses, and with an economy now worth £339 billion, the North is a great place to live, work, visit and, critically, a fantastic environment for businesses to invest.

About the LEPs