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Safer Stronger Communities Fund

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will break down by main budget heading programme expenditure by the Safer Stronger Communities Fund initiative in the Yorkshire and Humberside region in the most recent year for which figures are available. (110807)

In 2006-07 the funding allocated to the Safer and Stronger Communities Fund (SSCF) in the Yorkshire and Humberside region was £6,078,363.

£2,177,624 of the total was allocated for the “stronger” element, £2,930,739 for the “safer” element and £970,000 for the Cleaner Greener Safer programme.

Of the total allocated to the SSCF £4,514,117 is revenue funding and £1,564,246 is capital funds.

This funding was allocated to the areas in Yorkshire and Humberside that do not currently have a local area agreement in place; other similar funds are allocated under the local area agreement arrangements in the Safer Stronger Communities block.