• Developing the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Growth Corridor True179

    Developing the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Growth Corridor

    Strategic investment could propel this global cluster onto the world’s competitive stage.

  • Strategic Transport Forum True77

    Strategic Transport Forum

    One voice to represent the region's transport infrastructure ambitions.

  • Why we're taking off True83

    Why we're taking off

    The region is among the fastest growing, boasting high rates of return and productivity.

  • Who's who True72

    Who's who

    Details of our members and our strong leadership model.

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 Why England's Economic Heartland?

We are the beating heart of the UK’s global competitiveness particularly in science, and technology innovation.

Covering over 12,000 sq km between London, the Midlands and beyond, the Heartland area is home to 3.45 million people and 175,000 businesses, providing over 1.6 million jobs.

As a £92.5bn economy and a significant net contributor to the Exchequer, we're in good shape. But our mission is to deliver much more – up to 20% more – that’s good for area and great for UK PLC as a whole.

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