Delivering economic growth

The ‘Economic Growth Adviser' (EGA) programme offered direct bespoke advice and support to local authorities to deliver economic growth in their local area. The programme was designed to promote, facilitate and enhance the role of local authorities in delivering economic growth.

Please note: this programme is no longer accepting applications. Support on economic growth and other initiatives is now available through the LGA’s Productivity Experts programme.

What is the Economic growth Adviser programme?

An LGA programme that provided funding to councils to commission an expert for up to 14 days to help progress local economic growth initiatives.

The Growth Adviser programme was designed to build the economic capacity of a local area to help improve its economic future.

Economic Growth Advisor case studies