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Economic Strategy 2022

Economic Strategy Principles

Our strategy is set in a period of intense social and technological change.  The strategy aims to define underlying principles and set a direction of travel, while enabling the council to react and respond to emerging trends.

  • economic prosperity is a key enabler of life opportunities and determinant of overall wellbeing - this means that it is everyone's business
  • we will take a more collaborative approach with businesses, partners and communities all contributing to local economic outcome
  • climate change and the commitment to net zero 2030 will be a cross-cutting theme, with all objectives an actions designed to advance the green agenda
  • the council will innovate, facilitate and drive action - using policy levers, influence, assets and resources where needed
  • our plans will align to regional and national priorities where necessary to achieve the best outcome for Chorley


By 2030, Chorley will benefit from more and better paid jobs as a prime location for sustainable growth and investment, driven by innovation, new technologies and a commitment to net zero 2030.

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