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Local Enterprise Growth Initiative

Volume 506: debated on Friday 26 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment has been made of the effect on local economies of the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative. (319278)

An independent national evaluation of the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI) has been commissioned by Communities and Local Government which will measure and assess the outcomes and impacts of the programme; assess the strategic and operational fit of the fund within the wider policy environment; and identify innovation and good practice and work carried out by the LEGI partnerships.

The final report is scheduled to be published in summer this year.