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Regeneration: Expenditure

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the Answer of 25 March 2009, Official Report, column 530W, on regional development agencies: finance, how much each agency spent on regeneration programmes as a percentage of its total expenditure in (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09. (278614)

The following table shows RDA expenditure on regeneration programmes as a percentage of its total expenditure in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

RDA expenditure on regeneration programmes as a percentage of its total expenditure

Percentage

RDA

2007-08

2008-09

AWM

38

46

EEDA

36

41

EMDA

48

47

LDA1

31

53

NWDA

41

39

ONE

29

29

SEEDA

40

38

SWERDA

33

38

YF

31

41

1 The LDA have revised their definition of ‚Äúregeneration programmes‚ÄĚ from the previous answer 25 March 2009, Official Report, column 530W, on Regional Development Agencies.