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Regional Planning and Development: EC Action

Volume 489: debated on Friday 13 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the written ministerial statement of 12 February 2009, Official Report, columns 73-6WS, on departmental expenditure limits, to which programme areas the provision for bad debts on old European Regional Development Fund programmes relates. (262587)

In the Spring Supplementary Estimate 2008-09, the Department sought non-cash provision of £8,000,000 to cover potential write-offs in respect of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programmes from the 1994-99 and 2000-06 programme rounds.