The Islands Growth Deal is the latest in a series of Region and City Deals that have been funded by UK and Scottish Government. The Islands Growth Deal is a ten-year package of investment that will seek to drive economic growth and the creation of sustainable jobs across Shetland, Orkney and the Outer Hebrides. 


To harness the unique assets of Orkney, the Outer Hebrides and Shetland to create world class, innovative and globally focused industries that will help address the Islands’ severe demographic challenges and strengthen the distinct and important contribution our Islands make to the economic vitality and international reputation of Scotland and the United Kingdom.