[holding answer 19 January 2009]: No UK or EU funding on the development of new routes from Newquay International airport has been spent. Support for new route development has come from within the airport’s own resources and not from national or EU funding sources.
[holding answer 19 January 2009]: The South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) has spent £1.3 million and the EU has spent £13.75 million on the development and operation of Newquay International airport in the last five years.
The RDA has also approved an additional £9.3 million, which has yet to be spent.
Expenditure by Cornwall county council on their total spend on Newquay International airport is a matter for them. The Government do not have this information.