Policy paper

City Deal: Leeds

The City Deal for Leeds City Region is part of the first wave of City Deals to get the go-ahead from government.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Proposal: A Leeds City Region Deal


The Leeds City Region City Deal sets out 3 targets:

  • to accelerate output growth to an average 2.6% per year to 2030
  • to create 60,000 new jobs by 2016
  • to achieve a substantial reduction in city region carbon emissions
Published 5 July 2012