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Strategies and Plans

Links below to key strategies and plans on the theme of the economy of Nottingham City and the wider Core City area.


East Midlands Devolution Deal (East Midlands Devolution – A £1.14 billion deal for Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Nottingham)

A proposed deal for the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area is currently out to formal consultation.

Midlands Engine

The Midlands Engine is a coalition of Councils, Combined Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP), Universities and businesses across the region, actively working with Government to build a collective identity, to enable us to present the Midlands as a competitive and compelling offer that is attractive at home and overseas.

UK Shared Prosperity Investment Plan (UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) - Nottingham City Council)

The Investment Plan sets out local priorities and our approach to delivering this successor programme to EU Structural Funds.

D2N2 Recovery and Growth Strategy (Recovery and Growth Strategy | D2N2 (

The economic strategy for the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area, updated in the light of Covid-19 and the important policies that emerged during 2020 including on EU exit and climate change.

Nottingham Economic Recovery & Renewal Plan - Nottingham City Council

This sets out a bold vision for Nottingham’s post- Covid economic recovery and renewal, reimagining Nottingham as an inclusive, green, creative and digitally enabled city that is widely recognised as:

  • An internationally renowned city of culture, creativity & innovation
  • The UK’s first carbon neutral city
  • A city which offers opportunities for everyone