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Community Development: Non-Profit Making Associations

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which local authority local enterprise growth initiative bids included social enterprise in each round. (156817)

Social enterprise can play a central and important part in promoting enterprise and assisting regeneration. Bidders for local enterprise growth initiative funding were therefore asked to consider how their proposals might support the development of social enterprise and how elements of their bid might be delivered through social business models. The majority of bids featured elements on developing social enterprise.

Copies of the successful bids for both rounds one and two can be found on our website at: