Death of James Brokenshire
Following the announcement of the death of James Brokenshire, Chair of the LEP Network, Mark Bretton, issued the following statement.
"I was very sad to learn today of the untimely death of James Brokenshire. Many of us will have dealt with James in his role as Secretary of State at MHCLG, and some of you will have met him when he attended our meetings with Theresa May as Prime Minister.
"He was a considerate and courteous Minister, who will be sadly missed.
"On behalf of the LEP Community we send our very best wishes and condolences to James’ family, friends and colleagues. May he rest in peace."