City Deal: Thames Valley Berkshire
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The City Deal for Thames Valley Berkshire is part of the second wave of City Deals to get the go-ahead from government.
Councils in Thames Valley, Berkshire have agreed a City Deal with central government that will see local leaders given the powers and levers to deliver growth and jobs in their communities.
The deal, signed today (28 October) by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Cities Minister Greg Clark, local businesses and leaders from Reading, West Berkshire, Wokingham, Bracknell, Slough and Windsor & Maidenhead councils is part of the second wave of City Deals to get the go ahead from government.
The new programme will support 4,500 young people and create 1,500 new work experience placements, 300 additional Apprenticeships and 800 new Youth Contract Wage Incentives for eligible businesses.