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Regional Government: Finance

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much Government funding was allocated to each of the regional assemblies in each year since their creation. (149403)

Total Government grant to regional assemblies between 2001 and 2008 is tabled as follows. The figures for 2007-08 indicate the maximum grant available subject to satisfactory performance.

£

Regional assembly

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

North East

500,000

600,000

1,408,000

1,708,000

1,708,000

1,899,000

2,072,653

North West

500,000

600,000

1,837,000

2,536,000

2,536,000

2,637,000

3,045,456

Yorkshire and the Humber

500,000

600,000

1,655.000

1,923,000

1,923,000

2,064,000

2,338,968

West Midlands

500,000

600,000

1,671,000

2,071,000

2,071,000

2,218,210

2,517,502

East Midlands

500,000

600,000

1,631,000

2,056,000

2,056,000

2,197,000

2,506,998

East

500,000

600,000

1,874,000

2,112,000

2,112,000

2,353,000

2,469,407

South East

500,000

600,000

2,186.000

3,280,000

3,280,000

3,381,000

3,771,142

South West

500,000

600,000

1,613,000

2,101,000

2,101,000

2,289,500

2,470,164

English regions network

1,000,000

200,000

200,000

200,000

200,000

240,000

244,000

Total

5,000,000

5,000,000

14,075,000

17,987,000

17,987,000

19,278,710

21,436,290