§ Shona McIsaac
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list each offer of financial assistance made by English Partnerships to Glandford Council in respect of the Water's Edge site in Barton upon Humber and the dates upon which they were made. 
§ Mr. Meale
[holding answer 16 March 1999]: Funding for this project was first approved by the former Department of the Environment in 1991 under the Derelict Land Grant (DLG) scheme. When English Partnerships was established in April 1994, it took on responsibility for the DLG scheme including this project. In addition to administering previously approved aspects of this project, the agency approved grant totalling £162,370 on 28 September 1995, of which £154,252 was paid in the financial year 1997–98.