The councils could have seen more than 32,000 jobs created if they had been picked as the location for a North East enterprise zone
offering tax incentives for new firms.
He said: "The Deeside Enterprise Zone
is well connected with direct links to key motorways and two international airports.
HIGH HOPES: Sir Peter Rigby outlines his plans for the Enterprise Zone
around Baginton Airport
THE West Midlands is to get two jobboosting Enterprise Zones
- with tax and rates concessions key to attracting new industry to the region.
Lopez, whose District 3 includes the new Enterprise Zone
boundaries, called the expansion "a very important step toward creating greater economic opportunity for our district's families and small businesses.
He added: "Economic growth is this Government's biggest priority and enterprise zones
are the engine room of that strategy.
that are designated after August 7, 2012 will remain in effect for 15 years and will be subject to review by the Enterprise Zone
Board ("Board") after 13 years for an additional ten-year designation.
Helen Golightly, North East LEP |Chief Operating Officer, said: "We will now be working with the Government to refine the details of the new Enterprise Zone
ahead of it being put into statute to go live in April 2017.
Nevertheless, many small businesses are already benefiting from Fibrespeed's Wireless services at Deeside Enterprise Zone
In turn, Lane County commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend the enterprise zone
through June 2019.
have created more than 15,500 jobs across the country since opening for business.
He added: "The Black Country Enterprise Zone
has gone from strength to strength since it was granted enterprise zone
status, attracting new businesses and creating more than 2,000 jobs.