The Oxford and Oxfordshire City Deal sets out the actions the region will take to create new jobs, support research and businesses, and improve housing and transport. Projects include:
- speeding up the development of 7,500 homes across the county
- helping small and medium enterprises to get better business support through a Growth Hub
- improvements to local roads and transport, including the first phase of the new ‘Science Transit’ public transport scheme
- creating more than 500 new apprenticeships for young people
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg signed the deal on 30 January 2014.