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Housing: Regeneration

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much his Department has spent on the Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder programme in each year since its establishment; and what the equivalent forecast figure is for (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11 and (c) 2011-12. (319038)

Housing Market Renewal allocations from the beginning of the programme to 2010-11 are given in the following table. 2011-12 falls outside the current settlement period and funding levels cannot therefore be confirmed at this stage.

HMR Pathfinder funding1

£ million2

2003-04

51.0

2004-05

194.3

2005-06

303.2

2006-07

314.1

2007-08

405.6

2008-09

381.0

2009-10

346.0

2010-11

311.0

1 An additional £23.4 million was allocated for HMR programme preparation 2002-04.

2 Includes funding for the three areas of wider lower demand.