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Working Neighbourhoods Fund

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 31 January 2008, Official Report, column 592W, on the Working Neighbourhoods Fund, which local authorities which were in receipt of (a) either Deprived Areas Funding or Neighbourhood Renewal Funding and (b) both types of funding will receive Working Neighbourhood Funding but at a lower cash level per year. (189402)

The Neighbourhood Renewal Fund was set up as a time limited fund and was provided to deliver a different set of objectives from those to be delivered by the new Working Neighbourhoods Fund. The following list of local authorities were in receipt of either Deprived Areas Funding or Neighbourhood Renewal Funding or both types of funding, and will receive Working Neighbourhoods Fund at a lower cash level in 2008-09 than their 2007-08 allocation.

Newham

Manchester

Birmingham

Tower Hamlets

Hackney

Southwark

Nottingham

Liverpool

Bradford

Sandwell

Islington

Lambeth

Haringey

Kingston upon Hull

Middlesbrough

Knowsley

Greenwich

Sheffield

Waltham Forest

Leicester

Salford

South Tyneside

Doncaster

North East Lincolnshire

Newcastle upon Tyne

Halton

Rochdale

Walsall

Brent

Oldham

Barking and Dagenham

Wolverhampton

Easington

Wear Valley

Gateshead

Stockton-on-Tees

Bolton

Hartlepool

Blackburn with Darwen

Derwentside

St. Helens

Preston

Burnley

Bolsover