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Government Offices for the Regions

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which Government Departments contribute to the programme expenditure of each of the Government Offices for the Regions (GOR); and how much each Government Department provided to each GOR in the most recent year for which figures are available. (113729)

The following Departments contribute towards the programme expenditure of each Government Office: DEFRA, DfES, Home Office, DTI, Communities and Local Government, DWP and DfT.

The Department for Communities and Local Government’s delegated programme expenditure for 2006-07 for each GO was estimated as follows:

Government Office

Programme expenditure (£)

East

27,515,000

East Midlands

58,521,000

North East

91,453,000

North West

311,832,000

South East

38,106,000

South West

105,610,000

West Midlands

119,698,000

Yorkshire and the Humber

238,687,000

London

139,652,000

Total

1,131,074,000

The Department for Communities and Local Government does not centrally hold programme expenditure data for the other sponsor Departments to the nine Government Offices.