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Community Development: Business

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the budget is for (a) 2007-08 and (b) each of the next four years of the local enterprise growth initiative. (187337)

The budget for LEGI is £105 million for 2007-08, £105 million for 2008-09, £100 million for 2009-10 and £95 million for 2010-11. A decision on any funding beyond 2010-11 will be made as part of the next spending round. LEGI funding is now paid mainly through area based grant, plus additional capital sums, and settlements for each LEGI area have been published on the DCLG website.