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Staffordshire major part of GDP increase

By Uttoxeter Post and Times  |  Posted: August 02, 2014

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ECONOMIC growth is playing an important part in UK GDP expansion, the area's LEP chairman has said.

The Staffordshire LEP area was recently awarded one of the largest growth fund deals in the country, based on ambitious long-term plans and recent economic success.

Figures show that GDP grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014.

The Staffordshire Enterprise Partnership chairman David Frost said: "We are seeing continued business expansion and inward investment across our area supported byroad improvements."

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