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Regeneration

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the National Audit Office’s report on English Coalfields, HC 84, which (a) local authority areas and (b) Government Office regions the coalfields programme covers. (319117)

The Homes and Communities Agency’s National Coalfields Programme covers the following Government Office regions and local authorities:

Government office region

Local authority area

East Midlands

Ashfield

Bassetlaw

Bolsover

Chesterfield

Gedling

Mansfield

Melton

Newark and Sherwood

North East Derbyshire

North West Leicestershire

Rushcliffe

North East

County Durham

Gateshead

North Tyneside

Northumberland

South Tyneside

Sunderland

North West

Copeland

Knowsley

Salford

St. Helens

Wigan

South East

Canterbury

Dover

South West

Forest of Dean

West Midlands

Cannock Chase

Lichfield

Newcastle-under-Lyme

North Warwickshire

Staffordshire Moorlands

Stoke-on-Trent

Yorkshire and the Humber

Barnsley

Doncaster

Leeds

Rotherham

Selby

Sheffield

Wakefield

A map showing the Government Office Regions and projects can be found at:

http://www.englishpartnerships.co.uk/coalfields.htm