Cheshire East has been ranked as top performing local authority in the North West in a study analysing social and economic performance.
Business advisory group Grant Thornton has ranked all 324 English local authority areas against six socio-economic objectives in a bid to provide a holistic view of strengths and areas of opportunity. The study measures key indicators and awards an overall ‘vibrancy’ score, with 100 being the national average.
Cheshire East outperformed the rest of the region having led the way on a series of economic metrics for prosperity, dynamism and opportunity. It is also well placed nationally across a range of indicators around communities, including resilience, sustainability, inclusion and equality.