LEP Board
Register of
Interests

The Companies Act 2006 requires directors to avoid situations in which a director “has (or can have) a direct or indirect interest that conflicts, or possibly may conflict, with the interests of the company”.

As a result of the Mary Ney Review into LEP governance and transparency and the revised National Assurance Framework, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government issued a new bespoke register of interest proforma for the collection and publication of the information which ensures all categories of interest are systematically considered.

These forms will be held by the LEP Executive and will be updated annually; as outlined in our Assurance Framework.

Conflict of Interest Policy

Register of Interest Form for LEP Chief Executive Glenn Caplin-Grey

Please click on each Board Director for a copy of their individual Register of Interest Form which is reviewed annually.

Press & Blog

June Chair’s blog

June 28, 2022 | blog

June Chair’s blog

Last week Vancouver-based Cornish Metals released its quarterly trading update confirming it had raised £40.5m towards reopening South Crofty tin mine and completed more than 10,000 metres of test drilling at United Downs. A day later Cornish Lithium announced its institutional shareholder TechMet was investing a further £9m (on top of £9m already invested) following the results of a hard rock study at Trelavour near St Dennis.

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LEP investment backs Spaceport Cornwall for launch

June 28, 2022 | press news

LEP investment backs Spaceport Cornwall for launch

A £2m investment from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is paving the way for the first satellite launch from UK soil later this year. The LEP is supporting the construction of new facilities at Spaceport Cornwall at Newquay, where five satellite payloads are already confirmed for commercial launch with Virgin Orbit this September.

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Supporting a rural economy transition

June 28, 2022 | blog

Supporting a rural economy transition

A few weeks ago saw the publication of a hard-hitting report, part-funded by the LEP, about the potential loss to the South West rural economy of £883m by 2027 due to changes in farm policy. The move away from the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been driven by Brexit, resulting in the biggest shake-up in farm subsidies for over 50 years.

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