UK Government ministers have been urged to provide concrete support to the ₤ 1.84 billion Tay Cities Deal after Holyrood vowed its assistance.
Scottish Government economic situation assistant Keith Brown claimed there was a company commitment to the system, which could develop 15,000 work throughout Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross and north-east Fife.
Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Mr Brown swore the Scottish Government would sustain the Tay Cities Deal as well as a comparable proposition for Stirling.
He claimed: “Having devoted greater than ₤ 1bn over the following 10-20 years for city region offers, it is currently time to increase our regional economic policy to provide a transformational city region deal for the Tay Cities Region.”
He claimed the Scottish Government was driving the job ahead and also prompted the UK Government to match its dedication to supply a bargain for the Tay Cities Region.
A UK Government spokesman claimed it was additionally behind the bid but was still scrutinising the proposition, which is requesting moneying for 50 different jobs.
He stated: “We have spent ₤ 1 billion thus far in UK City Deals in Scotland. We remain in conversations regarding the detail of a Tay Cities bargain, which the Chancellor dedicated to in the Budget.
“We waiting to progress being made on the offer and will continue to collaborate with the Scottish Government and also neighborhood companions as propositions create.”
On a see to Dundee recently, Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond claimed the UK Government was “passionate” regarding the Tay Cities Deal.