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Projects Assistance (Chorley)

Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which projects in Chorley have been assisted by the Government Office for the North West in the past three years; and what assistance was provided in each case. [126456]

Government Office for the North West offers guidance and support for a range of initiatives in Chorley. This includes providing, or helping to secure, funding for the following projects in the borough:

New homes built
1992–9314,873
1993–9415,171
1994–9516,772
1995–9616,884
1996–9716,642
1997–9819,003
1998–9915,929
1999–200015,912
2000–0114,979
2001–0215,575
2002–0315,943

Source:

Returns from local authorities and the National House Building Council to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

To better understand the reasons underlying the low responsiveness of housing supply to demand pressures in the UK, the Chancellor and Deputy Prime Minister have asked Kate Barker to conduct a review of issues affecting housing supply in the UK. The review will deliver an interim report by autumn 2003.