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Urban Development Corporations

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment on what criteria he selects areas for the creation of urban development corporations.

The criteria adopted have been the level of unemployment, the amount of derelict-vacant land and the extent to which public sector funds will lever private sector investment to regenerate the area.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has any plans to create any urban development corporations in the Yorkshire and Humberside region; and if he will make a statement.