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The Swansea Bay City Deal is seeking private sector representatives to sit on its Economic Strategy Board.

The Economic Strategy Board will provide strategic direction for the City Deal and provide strategic advice to the Joint Committee on matters relating to the City Deal. It will also ensure that the business community is fully engaged with all aspects of the City Deal and make recommendations to the Joint Committee on opportunities to maximise and expand the impact of the City Deal across the region.

http://www.swanseabaycitydeal.wales/media/1054/recruitment-info-pack-en.pdf

http://www.swanseabaycitydeal.wales/media/1058/member-application-form-en.docx

http://www.swanseabaycitydeal.wales/media/1050/governance-final-en.pdf

http://www.swanseabaycitydeal.wales/media/1048/equal-ops-form-english.pdf

 

 

The biggest ever investment across the South West Wales region has been secured following the approval of the £1.3billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns, First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and Mark Drakeford Cabinet Secretary for Finance & Local Government met the Leaders of the four Councils of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot on 20th March, 2017 to sign the Deal for the Swansea Bay City Region.

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The City Deal is expected to give the Swansea Bay City Region a permanent uplift in its GVA of £1.8billion and will generate almost 10,000 new jobs over the next 15 years.

The total investment package is made up of £241million UK and Welsh Government funding, £396million other Public Sector investment and £637million from the Private Sector.

The total investment package is made up of £241million UK and Welsh Government funding, £396million other Public Sector investment and £637million from the Private Sector.

The City Deal programme encompasses 11 projects across 4 key themes of Economic Acceleration, Life Science and Well-being, Energy, and Smart Manufacturing.  An enhanced Digital Infrastructure & next generation wireless networks and the development of workforce skills and talent will underpin each.

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