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European Community (Project Aid)

Volume 978: debated on Monday 11 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Transport what aid and under which headings it has been received from the European Community in each year

(a) ERDF FUND COMMITMENT Roads and Transport (England)
million)
YearNorthNorth WestYorkshire and HumbersideEast MidlandSouth WestTotal
19751·4320·1570·2240·0070·0451·865
19761·9761·7060·1640·0213·867
19772·0190·6170·1522·788
19784·0433·2920·0637·398
19794·7173·0222·3280·11910·186
Totals14·1878·7942·9310·0070·18526·104
Grant payments are made as the projects progress. Figures are not available on a regional basis but the total figures for English assisted areas are:
(b) PAYMENTS RECEIVED Roads and Transport (England)
million)
Pre 1976–77Nil
1976–773·6
1977–783·6
1978–792·5
Total9·7
During 1978–79, the Transport and Road Research Laboratory received a grant of £37,544 from the European Coal and Steel Community towards a project of research into the measurement and interpretation of dynamic load on bridges.Aid towards transport projects in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the respective Secretaries of State.