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Business

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what his Department’s planned expenditure on business support, promotion of enterprise and economic development is for each year from 2007-08 to 2010-11; and which elements of this expenditure are planned to be funded through regional development agencies’ single pot. (179232)

The DIUS contribution to RDA funding in 2007-08 is £44.5 million, and supplements the funding provided by the former DTI (now the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform), CLG and DEFRA. The DIUS contribution to the RDA single pot across the CSR07 years is shown as follows:

£ million

2008-09

43.416

2009-10

66.359

2010-11

65.328