City Deal: Oxford and Oxfordshire
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This sets out the agreement between government and local representatives on what the region will do to support economic growth.
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.