Policy paper

Unleashing rural opportunity

How the government plans to support growth and prosperity in rural areas.

Applies to England


Unleashing Rural Opportunity (PDF version)

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The government’s current actions and future plans to unleash rural opportunity by:

  • investing in the rural economy and removing barriers to enterprise
  • building connections through improved digital connectivity and transport options
  • delivering affordable housing and sustainable energy
  • supporting thriving rural communities
Published 6 June 2023