Cronton Sixth Form College was host to the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership board meeting, a gathering of high profile business leaders and politicians including Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, to discuss industry issues across Merseyside.
The LEP is a voluntary partnership between local authorities and businesses, set up in 2011 by the Department for Business. As an LEP member, Cronton Sixth Form was delighted to welcome the board to the college’s IDEA Centre. With state of the art learning facilities containing high end engineering equipment, spacious classrooms and meeting rooms; it was an ideal venue for the meeting.
Guests at the meeting included Liverpool LEP Chairman Asif Hamid MBE and Steve Rotheram. Steve Rotheram has been Metro Mayor of the Liverpool city region since 2017 and previously served as an MP for Liverpool Walton.
Jayne Smith, Head of Skills and Enterprise at the college said, “We hosted the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board meeting at the IDEA Centre on 20th September.
“The project has been developed with employers across the region to respond to skill shortages that have been identified in the Merseyside area including Innovation, Digital, Engineering and Applications.”