A pivotal moment
for the future of

The Lancashire Independent Economic Review (IER) is being directed by an Independent Panel and will help define the economic agenda for Lancashire for the next ten years.

It will show how the county can build on its world-beating strengths, tackle its economic challenges, deliver environmentally responsible and inclusive growth while shaping public sector reform and local government reorganisation.

Meet the Independent Panel

The IER is being directed by an independent panel, made up of experts from a range of fields. It is being chaired by Rowena Burns, the Chair of Health Innovation Manchester.

Meet the Panel

Have your say

Only by listening to the voices of those who live and work in Lancashire day-in, day-out, can our Panel fully understand where the most important priorities lie.

The deadline for evidence has now passed.

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Deep Dive: Internationalisation Strategy for Lancashire

The Lancashire Internationalisation Strategy is both an in-depth review of where we are currently with regards to global commercial activity and a dynamic strategic roadmap of where we could be in the future.

Published in October 2022

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I look forward to working with partners, organisations and local people to ensure the review offers a representative and credible analysis, and a firm foundation for Lancashire’s recovery and future development.

Rowena Burns, chair of the Independent Panel