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Why Join

There's never been a more important time to be a member

With budget pressures, devolution, preparing for 100% business rate retention, the need for new sources of funding, the LEP Review, Local Industrial Strategies and UK SPF there’s never been a more important time to be a member.

As a CEDOS member you and your colleagues will have access to all of the following:

  • High quality speakers from across key government departments, national organisations and agencies on key issues
  • The opportunity to inform and influence government with a collective voice, responding to national consultations, Parliamentary Select Committees and All-Party Groups
  • The chance to take part in and benefit from practitioner-based research informing the basis for influencing policy nationally and locally and identifying economic initiatives across the country
  • Great networking, information and contacts from across local authority economic development enabling you to keep up to date, share knowledge and exchange best practice.
  • Close ties to other networking groups including Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy Planning and Transport, the Institute of Economic Development.

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"The role of local authority economic development is critical to national economic recovery, local growth and the success of Local Enterprise Partnerships."

James Harris