The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership's Director Paddy Bradley attended a busy House of Lords reception hosted by Lord Kerslake where the report ‘A Powerhouse for the West’ was launched.

Government ministers, council leaders and business figures spoke about the compelling case for the formation of a cross-border, powerhouse-style partnership for the West of Britain.   

Speaking after the reception, Paddy Bradley said:

“The Powerhouse for the West would embrace the strong and effective collaboration that is already happening between the local authorities, local enterprise partnerships and businesses in the area and would accelerate sustainable economic growth of the region. The Powerhouse will enable welcomed collaboration on improving infrastructure and delivering faster connectivity, making more effective use of data to drive prod