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Regional Planning and Development: Finance

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the expenditure of (a) regional assemblies and (b) the English regions network was in 2007-08. (221216)

Central Government grant to regional assemblies in 2007-08 was £21,192,290. Grant to the English Regions Network was £244,000. Most regional assemblies receive additional funding through local authority member subscriptions. Total expenditure will be reflected in their published accounts.