Our vision is to make York, North Yorkshire & East Riding the place in England to grow a small business, combining a quality business location with a great quality of life.

To do this we will:

Create 20,000 new jobs
Connect every student to business
Deliver £3 billion growth
Double house building


  • Lowest rate of unemployment for six years across our region

    15 July

    Statistics released today revealed that the rate of unemployment in York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding had fallen to just 4.1 per cent.

  • Delight over potash mine approval

    01 July

    Approval of the mine will bring jobs and wide-reaching economic benefits

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Resources & Numbers

  • 456,600

    ↑ 1.4% Employee jobs (2013)
  • £21.7 billion

    ↑ 3.0% Size of the economy (2013 GVA)
  • 7,769 ↓9.7% JSA Claimants (April 2015)

  • 48,210 ↑2.4% Number of businesses (2014)


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