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Science: Newcastle upon Tyne

Volume 460: debated on Monday 14 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what funding and support the Government have provided to Newcastle-upon-Tyne as a science city. (135637)

The Government, through the Regional Development Agency One NorthEast, have to date contributed £10,733,333 in respect of the Newcastle science city site. This is inclusive of acquisition, stamp duty, fees and demolition.

One NorthEast has also contributed £2,427,000 to the programme management for Newcastle science city.