Update on the 3SC Digital Proposition

Representatives of the 3SC have met officials from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to discuss the 3SC digital proposition. The 3SC welcomed the announcement in the Autumn Statement that Government will be allocating extra funds to develop fibre infrastructure. This is essential to improving connectivity for residents and businesses, whilst also ensuring that … More Update on the 3SC Digital Proposition

Update from the 3SC on the Sub National Transport Body for the South East

The 3SC welcomes proposals for a Sub National Transport Body for the South East.  There are clear parallels between 3SC and the proposed body, Transport for the South East (TfSE).  Both programmes would give a greater say to local decision makers about the strategic growth of their area’s infrastructure and economy and they both reflect … More Update from the 3SC on the Sub National Transport Body for the South East

Message from Louise Goldsmith following the Leaders meeting on 19 September 2016

Leaders from across Surrey, East and West Sussex met on Monday the 19th September to take forward the 3SC proposals for devolution, making significant progress in next steps for the area’s bid. There was unanimous agreement to move to a more formal structure of a Leader’s Board.  Louise Goldsmith, Leader of West Sussex, was elected … More Message from Louise Goldsmith following the Leaders meeting on 19 September 2016

3SC receives positive response from Secretary of State

The 3SC Leaders have received a positive response following their joint letter to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid. The Secretary of State recognised the strength of the 3SC bid, and was particularly impressed by the level of ambition, strength of partnership and commitment to delivering a deal. He encouraged … More 3SC receives positive response from Secretary of State

Leaders from Sussex and Surrey tell new Communities Secretary of ‘enormous potential’ for devolution

The partners in the bid for devolution for Sussex and Surrey have written to Sajid Javid, the new Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to press their case. The letter follows a successful leaders meeting in July and is signed by the leaders or chairs of 31 partners in the bid. They argue … More Leaders from Sussex and Surrey tell new Communities Secretary of ‘enormous potential’ for devolution

Growth and prosperity at heart of meeting with HM Treasury

On Monday five representatives of the 3SC bid met officials at HM Treasury to discuss the Sussex and Surrey proposal in more detail. The purpose of the meeting was to further explore the economic proposals involved in the 3SC bid, which has growth and prosperity at its core. The region is a major contributor to … More Growth and prosperity at heart of meeting with HM Treasury