Government Offices (GOs) work with Government departments and other partners to strengthen the economy in every region, working to reduce the gap in economic growth rates between the regions and ensure all regions are in the best position to recover from the economic downturn.
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Improving regional economic performance and delivering prosperity for all
is a key objective for GOYH and in particular we are working to limit the
effects of the economic downturn.
In July 2006, Yorkshire Forward launched the Yorkshire and Humber Regional
Economic Strategy (RES) 2006-2015. As part of the review. GOYH had worked
with regional partners and Government Departments to ensure the RES met
regional priorities and was consistent with national policies.
A skilled and flexible workforce is essential to keep businesses
competitive and improve individuals` career prospects. The Regional Skills
Partnership has the task of improving adult skills in the region. The
Partnership includes GOYH, Yorkshire Forward, local Learning and Skills
Councils, employers and training providers.
The performance of the rural economy is important to achieving the GOYH
objective of delivering prosperity for all. GOYH is working with partners
to develop a Regional Rural Delivery Framework as part of the Rural