The Greater Brighton Economic Board is overarching, legally constituted, body behind the growth of the Greater Brighton City Region, formed in 2014 with the aim of protecting and growing the Region’s economy through creative, innovative initiatives which coordinate economic development activities and investment at City Region level.
It is made up of representatives from the principle partners:
- Adur District Council
- Brighton & Hove City Council
- Crawley Borough Council
- Lewes District Council
- Mid Sussex District Council
- Worthing Borough Council
Business Partnerships and other bodies:
- Adur & Worthing Business Partnership
- Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership
- Coastal West Sussex Business Partnership
- Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership
- Gatwick Airport
- South Downs National Park Authority
The Board’s remit covers the functional economic area of the Greater Brighton City Region and it is responsible for strategic issues facing the whole of the City Region (rather than individual local projects), using an intelligence led approach to guide those opportunities which will unlock social and economic growth.