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Prime Minister in Scotland to mark the signing of a “city deal”

Posted: 8th August 2018

“The final agreement and signing of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal is welcome news. It is the result of strong collaboration and vision shared by the six local authorities in the region.


Prime Minister Theresa May

“The Deal provides a platform for economic growth based on innovation and skills, which can help Edinburgh and the wider region achieve its ambition to become the ‘Data Capital of Europe’.


Right to Left: Prime Minister Theresa May , Councillor Adam McVey and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

“Much credit must be given to all involved in achieving this milestone. We must now all continue this collaboration to ensure the Deal delivers the successful and inclusive economy we all desire.”


Liz McAreavey, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

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