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Recovery and Growth Strategy

Our Recovery and Growth Strategy (RGS) builds on an supersedes our Local Industrial Strategy. It is our key strategic document up to 2030 and drives all D2N2 activities. It focuses on a number of three key propositions and three priorities for action within each proposition.

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Local Industrial Strategy

Our draft D2N2 Local Industrial Strategy was presented to government in March 2020 and contains a limited number of focused, evidence-backed priorities to drive our region towards the targets set by Vision 2030.

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Vision 2030 Strategy

Vision 2030 is our second strategic economic plan.

Our first plan, launched in 2013, achieved its key target of creating 55,000 new jobs within three years, as shown in our D2N2 State of the Economy reports.

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Business Growth

We recognise the huge contribution that businesses large and small make to the local economy.  We want our region to be a growth-orientated, dynamic, and productive environment where businesses start up, invest, grow, and thrive.

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People & Skills

In line with Vision 2030, D2N2 has two key skills priorities intended to help power up our local economy by addressing the skills gap evident in our region.

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We are the heart of England. Our place is Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire, home to 2.2 million residents with a vibrant blend of cities, towns, and rural areas. Collectively we form one of the fastest-growing economies in the UK.

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