Committee details

LCR Freeport Board

Purpose of committee

What is a Freeport?


Freeports are special areas within the UK’s borders where different economic regulations apply. By delivering investment on specific sites benefiting from tax and customs incentives, freeports could create thousands of high-quality jobs in some of our most disadvantaged communities.


If you wish to find out more about the LCR Freeport, further information can be found here.


What is the role of the LCR Freeport Board?


The membership of the LCR Freeport Board is made up of public, private and academic partners who will make decisions and provide the strategic steer required for the effective delivery of the Freeport.


The Board is chaired by Tom O’Brien.


Contact information

Support officer: Trudy Bedford.

Phone: 07803 630124